What is the infinite game? ▶

What is the infinite game? ▶

Living life as an infinite game, that is something Niki Harré explores in her new book The Infinite Game. She looks at our society (are people pawns or participants?) and ourselves (what kind of player would you like to be?) to offer a uniquely different vision of how...
Conspiracy Clash: What’s behind it?

Conspiracy Clash: What’s behind it?

By Gareth Dorrian & Ian Whittaker Flat Earthism and the idea that human activity is not responsible for climate change are two of the most prevalent conspiracy theories today. Both have been increasing in popularity since the late 20th century. Currently, 16% of...
Why is the Golan Heights so important?

Why is the Golan Heights so important?

By Abdulaziz Alghashian When Iran recently attacked the Israeli-occupied Golan Heights from its positions in south-west Syria, Israel responded with a volley of air strikes that it says all but destroyed “almost all the Iranian infrastructure in Syria”. It was a...
Can we end homelessness in New Zealand?

Can we end homelessness in New Zealand?

New Zealand has some of the worst housing deprivation rates in the developed world per capita and they appear to be getting worse. An article citing OECD statistics by Yale Global Online states that New Zealand has the worst homeless rate in the OECD adding that “more...
Are dictators on the way out – or on the way up?

Are dictators on the way out – or on the way up?

By Natasha Ezrow All around the world, democracy is looking shaky. While consolidated democracies are struggling to stay healthy, many flawed ones have turned into outright authoritarian regimes – most notably Russia under Vladimir Putin and Turkey under Recep Tayyip...