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The ancient Greek myth of Icarus shows how hubris and over-ambition in the wonders of science, innovation and technology can ultimately lead to our doom. The Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim …

What would you pick: reason or religion? Yes, you have to choose one (at least according to the growing group of intellectual atheists in England). Richard Dawkins in his book …

Calvinism’s Doctrine of Predestination, which claimed that by worldly work and frugality one could show God he was chosen for ‘saviour’, first inspired what we now know as meritocracy. The …

To the reader: This essay reflects the opinion of the author based on his personal experiences and beliefs. One should note that this piece was written with an amoral and …

The discourse surrounding the issue of economic inequality typically features an unequivocal framing of the two opposing sides– the “haves” and the “have-nots”. In the West, this dichotomy often pits …

  Walk into any bar or restaurant in many of the world’s big cities and the only clue to your location is language. Young people are the same whether they …

Yesterday, social media was abuzz with the news that a man and his friend were kicked off a Delta flight from London to New York City for simply speaking Arabic. …

Marx famously wrote that ‘the history of all hitherto existing society is the history of class struggles’. He points to Ancient Rome and the Greeks to demonstrate that struggles between …

The opportunity we have Picture this: You are walking to your 10am class at LSE. You turn the corner, and suddenly there is a burning house next to you. You …

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kHC1fVbUJ3I ‘Hands Up, Don’t Shoot’ continues to ring loudly in Ferguson, as a recent verdict from St Louis County grand jury decided not to charge Darren Wilson with the shooting …