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Freedom of speech and the internet

As you were just discussing, there are many different areas of life that beliefs or rules around freedom of speech will impact. This can range from speakers being banned from …

The case of Albie Sachs

On 7 April 1988, Albert ‘Albie’ Sachs (born 1935) lost his right arm and the sight in one eye in an assassination attempt on his life by agents of apartheid …

A changing planet

In the video in the last step, you heard Rachel and Jo talk about the effect climate change has on our environment. As they outlined, one of the main causes …

Exploring opinions on globalisation

The Spanish have a lovely saying, el mundo es un pañuelo or ‘the world is a handkerchief’, to describe those moments when we find unexpected similarities or friends in common …

Language and (national) identity

As we have seen, the notion of ‘language’ is central to the enterprise of nation-building, which in turn greatly affects the way we see ourselves as citizens of a nation …

Is the Internet Eroding State Sovereignty?

It’s now possible to share information in more accessible and quicker forms than ever before. But, how far has this affected the way we see national sovereignty, or how and …