Category: Social

30Apr
EducationNewsSocial

Anti-war mural altered to make student feel ‘safe’

The campus safety movement has reached new heights as an artist has been forced to change their work because a mural opposing war and violence triggered a student.

22Apr
EconomicsSocial

Business is good at solving problems, even social ones

In his speech, Michael Porter posits that people should in fact embrace the capacity for businesses to solve the challenges we face in society, rather than considering them the root of all problems.

19Apr
EducationNewsSocial

A ban on hugging

Children at a school in Melbourne will be told in their classrooms that they should “find alternative ways to show affection” than hugging, the Geelong Advertiser has reported. Hugging, an...

31Mar
EducationNewsSocialVideos

Hypersensitivity on campus is destroying open debate

Hypersensitivity, combined with speech codes and other restrictions, are hindering the capacity of full and frank discussion on university campuses across the world.

31Mar
NewsPoliticsSocial

Now they want plain packaging for… toys!

In a recent hearing in the Australia parliament, politicians were encouraged to introduce plain packaging laws for children’s toys on the bizarre basis that it would help reduce domestic violence.

31Mar
SocialVideosWorld

Development and economic growth for those that need it most

Have you ever thought about what happens to a developing country when a global financial slowdown comes around?

31Mar
PoliticsSocialVideos

Should the government regulate dinner parties?

The sharing economy has allowed us to open our cars, our delivery systems, and now even our dining rooms to other people.

31Mar
NewsSocialWorld

The US must put democracy at the centre of foreign policy.

America is one of the world’s most powerful nations, and this is in no small part because of their commitment to democracy and the pursuit of free markets.