Posts Tagged ‘Ethics’

On three ‘parent’ babies and churches bearing false witness

by Phil Burton-Cartledge.

This story caught my eye as I was preparing to teach earlier today. The science behind three-person babies is exciting and interesting, and holds the promise of banishing mitochondrial disease to the medical history books. The science, which I don’t properly understand as I spent GCSE science tippexing natty doodles on my biology folder, involves removing […]

Why Labour should boycott G4S as a provider of security to its conference

by Greg Dropkin and John Nicholson.

G4S is mired in scandal, but the company will provide security at Labour Party conference in September. Stop G4S campaigners Greg Dropkin and John Nicholson ask trade unionists and party members to demand Labour withhold contracts until, at least, the company pulls out of Israeli prisons and the Occupied Palestinian Territories. During the recent UNITE […]

Alexander Cockburn: the Christopher Hitchens who the left could love until the end

by Carl Packman.

Journalists are ten a penny today. Every other person you meet is one, in one sense or another. And that’s not because we all hang out in particularly meretricious settings with the haves (not the have-nots), but because we’re all writing, all giving our opinion, all setting the tone among our friends and beyond. That’s […]

We need an independent inquiry into the fraud, wrongdoing & ethics of British banks

by Ann Pettifor.

Following the gentle fines on Barclays Bank for its sustained manipulation of LIBOR interest rates, I have submitted an e-petition to government for a judicial public inquiry, which is already up on the government website and ready for signing – click here to access it. I hope that readers and followers who share my view that a full-scale […]

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