Civil rights and the climate crisis

Civil rights and the climate crisis

Philip Alston, UN special rapporteur on extreme poverty and human rights, writes that the impacts of global heating are likely to undermine not only basic rights to life, water, food, and housing for hundreds of millions of people, but also democracy and the rule of...
True public service media to the rescue

True public service media to the rescue

Every ten years or so the BBC comes in for criticism for being too partial or too impartial. Most recently The Observer newspaper ran an article titled “Is BBC news broken? And if so, how do we fix it?” (26 May 2019). Recalling earlier politically motivated attacks –...