Tag: violence

London looks to New York and Paris for advice on resilience in wake of Brexit

London is looking to the likes of New York and Paris to help it tackle the challenges of Brexit, population growth and infrastructure needs by sharing advice and ideas with 100 other cities.

When to call an act of mass violence terrorism?

To repeat: if the violence is motivated by ideology, it should be labelled terrorism (I realize that defining ‘ideology’ is a challenge as well).

How one boy became a terrorist

This, dear readers, is how terrorism happens! At least in the case of one young boy in Ireland in the 1970s. A text by Phil Gurski.

When do we call an act of mass violence terrorism?

Why I was taken to task for calling what transpired in Edmonton an act of terrorism while not doing the same with the shooting at a Quebec City mosque.

Why we love to play apocalypse

Why video games are obsessed with the apocalypse! For decades, video games have had a fascination with the end of the world. Why is it that we find it so enjoyable to play games set in the ashes of our civilisation? Video games are, in a way, the perfect medium through which to depict the ...