Tag: debate

Where do the political parties stand on the environment? | Tom Swarbrick’s Elections Explainer

Mass protests, sizzling temperatures and a lot of anger. People are suffering, people are dying entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction. The politics and reality of climate change really matters right now. To be honest, it used to be a bit of an afterthought for political parties at a general election… but what...

Human progress and how we might blow it (Jonah Goldberg’s “Suicide of the West”) | reTHINK TANK

According to the book of Genesis, the first humans lived in an earthly paradise. But man’s natural state was no Eden. Instead, it consisted of grinding poverty punctuated by horrific violence, terminated with an early death. Yet despite the progress since our caveman days, many think there’s something inherently alienating or unfair or just plain wrong about the present. People...