Battle Readings is a regularly updated compilation of articles, essays, and opinion pieces relevant to the themes of the Battle of Ideas.
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Bill Emmott, Allen Lane, 3 April 2008
An endorsement of the Lords' report on immigration
Martin Wolf, Financial Times, 3 April 2008
The evacuation of morality from the immigration debate has given rise to a dehumanised view of migrants as numbers on a spreadsheet.
Nathalie Rothschild, spiked, 2 April 2008
A student writer believes greens are trying to preserve West Papua as an archaic backgarden for Westerners disillusioned by modernity.
Lee Jones, spiked, 2 April 2008
Three types of human enhancement are proposed: 1) engineering traits of accepted value, 2) engineering traits of contested value and 3) radical transhuman enhancements.
Andy Miah, Studies in Ethics Law and Technology, April 2008
The language landscape in 2007
John Canning, University of Southampton, April 2008
Anand Menon, Atlantic Books, 1 April 2008
Julian Baggini, Granta Books, 1 April 2008
The World Bank claims that poverty in Asia has been halved between 1990 and 2003. But the story looks good only until you see the underbelly of this economic growth – growing inequality, violence and pollution.
John Samuel, infochange, April 2008
Martin Krauss & Rolf-Günther Schulze (Hg.), Verbrecher Verlag, April 2008