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Happy New Year!

Happy New Year to you all! I wish you success in all your projects and for those sitting their BAC this year I hope you pass with flying colours!! To start the year off let’s look at a topic that is very much in the news at the moment: climate change, particularly […]

America’s Gun Problem

Here is an excellent article about gun violence in the USA – a topic which is very much in the news at that the moment and that can be used to illustrate the notion « Places and forms of power ». The article includes a video of Obama’s speech after the Umpqau Community College […]

The Ebola outbreak

The Ebola outbreak is currently in the news and even more so now that several cases have been detected in the USA. What exactly is Ebola? Is there a cure to this deadly disease? How can countries work together to reduce the risk of the disease spreading? Ebola – or […]

Scottish Independence referendum

The Scottish independence referendum takes place on September 18th 2014. The voters will be asked one question: « Should Scotland be an independant country? » The result of the referendum should be known on the 19th September. Today a poll (sondage) shows the « yes » side in the lead for the first time. Many people […]