Noah Keate

Will summer holidays take place?

The summer holiday break seems so far away. Yet in reality, it is just around the corner. Now we are in March, people will ideally be jetting off in only a matter of months. After a period of hard work, summer holidays are typically seen as a few small weeks of freedom and escapism. Whatever kind of holiday, they are designed around taking people away from the tricky aspects of their lives.
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Posted Mar. 31, 2021

China commit to protecting more endangered species

How humans protect and value animals is an extremely important philosophical question. Given that dominant humans are on the planet, the respect we give to other creatures is important and shows whether we have empathy for those who also live on Earth with us. We often have images in our minds of David...
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Posted Mar. 29, 2021

Who owns history?

Noah Keate discusses the philosophical question of who owns history, and where should artefacts be kept, inspired by the recent debates around the Elgin marbles.
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Posted Mar. 29, 2021

What is the role of artificial intelligence in healthcare?

The capacity and role of AI in public life is something that has long been imagined in popular culture. Books and films document the likelihood of robots gaining too much conscience and rapidly taking over the world. The average citizen’s lack of knowledge about the potential powers from such objects...
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Posted Mar. 27, 2021

Why is London’s population in decline?

The vision of moving to the city is one that has faced individuals since the beginning of time. The aspiration from escaping one’s boundaries and living in the heart of the capital has often seemed idealistic, if not necessarily realistic. Young graduates flock to city firms, hoping to work their...
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Posted Feb. 27, 2021

How will the UK’s immigration scheme work for Hong Kong residents?

The plight facing citizens in Hong Kong cannot be underestimated. Returned from the UK to China in 1997, the Sino-British Joint Declaration stated that China’s communist values would respect the  capitalist and democratic systems in Hong Kong for 50 years. Since the introduction of a New Security Law, which breaks this declaration,...
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Posted Feb. 22, 2021

What is carbon offsetting?

Discussing climate change is impossible without mentioning the harm caused by carbon dioxide. Its increasing presence in the atmosphere has caused global temperatures to rise to unprecedented levels. In turn, these temperatures have contributed to irrevocable environmental damage. Given how much our lives are dependent on carbon use, it is...
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Posted Feb. 22, 2021