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UK Ban on Petrol & Diesel Cars from 2030 – Encouragement or Coercion?  

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Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced a ban on the sale of petrol and diesel cars in the UK from 2030 onwards. This is part of a “green industrial revolution” to tackle climate change and create jobs in industries such as nuclear energy, with £4 billion allocated to the plan.  There has indeed been increased …

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What has President Biden Achieved Thus Far?

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Since President Biden’s inauguration back in January, he has now taken Presidency from the former President, Donald Trump. With much of the world’s attention on Coronavirus issues, and perhaps domestic attention on Brexit, Biden’s policies so far may have gone unnoticed.  In January 2021, Biden overturned Trump’s transgender military ban. This was originally announced by Mr. Trump …

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Should Intellectual Property Rights be Waived for the COVID Vaccines?

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World leaders are struggling to agree on how to increase vaccine production amid the vast difference between vaccination rates in advanced and poorer countries.  There have been calls to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) to waive the intellectual property rights of vaccine manufacturers in order to boost production, and the US has shown its support. However, the …

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Why Would Anyone Want to Die? An Understanding to Assisted Suicide

Different values and different morals come from different people. Whilst some believe in the sanctity of life and that death is a natural process, others may believe in their autonomy to control their life and death, with dignity. A method of enabling such dignity in death is through assisted suicide.  Here is an informative guide …

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Supreme Court Finally Rules Uber Drivers as Employees

Uber drivers have recently been ruled as workers, rather than as self-employed, in the highest court in the land of England and Wales – the Supreme Court. This decision could mean the thousands of Uber drivers are entitled to minimum wage and holiday pay. Former Uber drivers, James Farrar and Yaseen Aslam took Uber to …

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