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Unhealthy Body, Unhealthy Mind: Covid and the Case for Universal Basic Income

June 29, 2021 – 11:24 am |

 
The effect of the pandemic must be combatted not just through medicinal but monetary means.
Benjamin Maslow who created his hierarchy of needs stated in his book The farther reaches of human nature that “The need for ‘dignity, for example, can be seen as a fundamental human right in the same …

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‘Journos Abroad’ The Occupation Camp in the Belly of the Beast

May 31, 2012 – 6:00 pm |

Occupy Hong Kong has secured itself a most ironic location, inside the Asia headquarters of HSCB. While the bank has stated they are happy for them to be there and support everyone’s right to protest, the camp state it’s just a hypocritical way of avoiding bad publicity.
While protests in Hong …

‘Journos Abroad’ AFP, “China is opening up, but it’s still a tough situation”

May 16, 2012 – 10:42 pm |

According to Eric Wishart, Agence France-Presse Asia region chief, China is a still a difficult country to work in, but things are looking up.
So how is the current situation in China, do you have any presence there?
We have bureaus in Beijing and Shanghai, Hong Kong and Taiwan. But in China it’s …

‘Journos Abroad’ Only the Japanese can Save the Dolphins

April 25, 2012 – 2:44 pm |

 
Ric O’Barry, known from the documentary “The Cove”, recognises the film has done a lot of good, yet publicity is only a first step in saving marine life.
O’Barry visited Hong Kong Baptist University for a screening of the film and to debate against Allan Zeman, chairman of Ocean Park, a Hong …

‘Journos Abroad’ The Hong Kong Public Takes to the Streets [Video Coverage in Five-parts]

April 1, 2012 – 8:40 pm |

The demonstration takes off.
 

 
Has a communist come into power?
 

 
So what is going on?
 

 
Anonymous makes an appearance.
 

 
Optimism?
 

 

‘Journos Abroad’ Burma Elections and Ethnic Struggles

March 25, 2012 – 5:46 pm |

On Sunday the first of April 2012 Aung San Suu Kyi and her National League for Democracy will for the first time have a chance to challenge the current military-backed civilian government head-on. But even if she should win every seat it will only be a first small step in solving Burma’s problems …

‘Journos Abroad’ Democracy in Hong Kong?

March 11, 2012 – 6:02 pm |

“People’s aspirations has galvanised a yearning for democracy” says CK Lau, lecturer at Hong Kong Baptist University and Vice-Chairman of the Journalism Education Foundation.
Yet the upcoming Hong Kong Chief Executive election seems to be anything but. Three candidates, but the media has already written off the only non-Beijing supporter Albert Ho.
C. Y. …

‘Journos Abroad’ Nick Clegg Gives Talk at Sciences Po

March 7, 2012 – 6:38 pm |

Britain’s Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg popped by the renowned Institute of Political Studies (“Sciences Po” for the French-speaking) in Paris last week for a light-hearted “conversation with students about current events”.
Among the few highlights of the conference was Mr. Clegg’s unexpected response to a British student who, as he …