The extensive spread of misinformation during the pandemic caused chaos, revealing the failure of social media companies to curb the spread of false content. In this article Sharon argues that the nature of algorithms, in addition to cognitive biases that are influenced by social inequalities and xenophobic attitudes, have exacerbated the impact of misinformation. She concludes that addressing the challenge of misinformation “begins with building strong foundations for a secure society
Does climate change affect us all equally? Isaac highlights how ‘whilst all of us will be affected, the global poor will suffer the most due to climate change. Rich countries ought to cut their emissions not just in the name of self-preservation, but in the name of justice for the global poor.’ Put simply, he believes that whether or not the wealthy should cut their emissions is not a question of self-preservation or charity to the developing world, but a question of justice.
In this article, the author explores the practical applications of landmark moral philosophical concepts within a COVID marked society.
Can the wisdom of philosophers from a previous era help us navigate through some of the greatest socio political issues the modern world has faced? Here we explore the value of the work of Victorian author Bertrand Russell and how his outlook is still relevant in overcoming the dilemmas we continue to face today.