Category: SECTORS OF SOCIETY

Civil Liberties Under Threat

Nigel Beevor

The Government’s proposals would weaken our Civil Liberties. They would show that the Government cannot be trusted on Constitutional Reform. The Electorate should be reminded of the dangers to our liberties and the warnings made by Lord Hailsham in the 1970s of the growth of an elective dictatorship in our country.

Artificial Intelligence

Jan Fuscoe
Statue of Alan Turing at Bletchley Park

Jan Fuscoe discusses the first of Stuart Russell’s Reith Lectures 2021 and what Artificial Intelligence is and what it means for our future.

BOOK REVIEW

Fungi

Juliet Blackburn
Mycelium

Juliet Blackburn reviews “Entangled Life”, Martin Sheldrake’s book about the fungi all around and within us, and upon which our life depends.

What’s the Holdup?

Charlotte Mbali

Traffic is queuing on M20. What’s the holdup? Could it be the extra paperwork and inspections that came with Brexit? It’s set to get worse.

I KNOW MY RIGHTS

Human Rights Day

Magdalena Williams
Virus in sneeze proclaiming "Freedom Day!"

Human Rights Day celebrates the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, the European Convention and the EU’s Charter of Fundamental Rights.

Brussels Sprouts

John Bennett

Brussels sprouts were cultivated in the 13th century in significant numbers around the area of Brussels whence their name was derived.