Category Archives: Debates

Angry Britain – Does the murder of Jo Cox tell us something about the state of the nation?

As we know, the tragic and senseless murder of Jo Cox MP last Thursday resulted in a brief suspension in campaigning for today’s European Referendum. Political leaders and commentators called on the public and fellow politicians to take a moment … Continue reading

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Opening Up – Being a Black Man

Being a Black Man Star rating: ** Being a Man Festival Festival Village, Southbank Centre London SE1 Saturday 28th November 2015 What does it mean to be a Black man today?  Is it any different from being a white, Asian … Continue reading

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Its’ good to talk – Tackling the male suicide crisis

It’s good to talk It’s All in the Mind – Men and Mental health As has been well documented this year tragically the biggest killer of men aged 20-49 is suicide. The highest rate of suicide is seen in men … Continue reading

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Is Life a Drag for British Asian Men?

Star rating: ***** Being a Man Festival Weston Roof Pavilion – Southbank Centre London SE1 Saturday 28th November 2015 What does it mean to be a South Asian man in Britain today?  Is it any different from being a White … Continue reading

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Is political correctness killing comedy and free speech?

As comedian Daniel O’Reilly (aka Dapper Laughs) once again finds himself vilified on-line and by the media it’s timely to look at what “crime” he’s actually committed to find himself subject to so much mirth. “Is political correctness killing comedy … Continue reading

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Rape Culture: Menace or myth?

Feminism and its discontents Battle of Ideas 2015 from Institute of Ideas Frobisher Auditorium 1 – Barbican Centre London EC2 Sunday 18th October 2015 What sort of society do we live in today? Many thoughts spring to mind. I would … Continue reading

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Are Men in Crisis?

Are men in crisis? Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church London WC1 Friday 11th September 2015 Organised by:  insideMan Are men in crisis? This was the question posed for the panelists at the insideMan organised debate at the Bloomsbury Central Baptist Church.   … Continue reading

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