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Teenage Pregnancy

Is motherhood a right, a duty, a privilege or a lifestyle choice and are teengage mothers immoral?


The British Empire

Should we really hold the present government accountable for the history and morality of the British Empire?


Trident and Britain's Nuclear Future

What are the moral arguments for retention or rejection of Trident, Britain's nuclear weapons system?


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The Moral Maze

Each week, Michael Buerk and a panel of interrogators from across the political and social spectrum quiz a series of witnesses on a particular issue which has been in the news.


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The British Empire

It's hard to look at pictures of 85 year old Kamba tribesman Paul Nzilli and not feel moved. This frail, slight man leaning on his walking stick outside the High Court in London is one of three Kenyan survivors of Britain's suppression of the Mau Mau uprising fighting for compensation from the UK government.

Should we really hold the present government accountable for the history and morality of the British Empire?

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Violence in Syria

Syrian president Bashar al-Assad recently blamed the violence in his country on terrorists supported by Syria's enemies and vowed to carry on the fight. How should we respond to the increasingly bloody and brutal events there? Intervention would be difficult and bloody with an uncertain outcome, however there is compelling reason to believe that Assad's forces are attacking and killing civilians on a massive scale.

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