After a long battle with the UN, they have finally made the decision to reclassify Cannabis, marking its shift from the most harmful category of drugs to the least. Chay Morris discusses the optimism of such a move and potential future of the drug industry.
Twenty Years since he was in office, Tony Blair rears his head from the sand at the call of Brexit to influence the ruckus. A vocal Remainer, Blair has been said to want to be a part of the Brexit negotiations, to shape the debate, telling the Daily Mirror, “I am going to be taking […]
The Department of Peacekeeping Operations at the United Nations is, well, pretty hectic these days. There are currently 16 major operations taking place – over half of which are located in Africa. During the Cold War, Peacekeepers were deployed only to the world’s most conflict-ridden regions. Now, over 100,000 personnel are spread across the globe doing their […]
A s global talks at the UN General Assembly wrap up this week, former United Nations Peacekeeper Susan Matthew told Exeter students that modern expectations of the UN were too high – and that many in Britain think the organisation is a “waste of time”. Speaking at a talk hosted by Exeter’s Model United Nations Society, Matthew spoke at length of her experiences […]
When we think of the BBC, we may well think of good (depending on your point of view) old fashioned broadcast journalism – an earnest presenter looking into the camera to update the audience with the latest official facts and figures. Mohamed Madi is part of a new generation of BBC journalists working to move […]