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The Peace Agenda

Thursday, March 26th, 2015

Peace …. What does this word mean to you? How important is it in your day-to-day life, is it something you ever think about? We […]

General Election 2015 – Questions for Hustings

Thursday, February 26th, 2015

Recently at the People’s Parliament event in Westminster, the panel were asked which questions should we, as constituents, be asking our MPs to further the […]

People’s Parliament Peace Tax Bill consultation

Thursday, February 12th, 2015

Last night, Conscience was proud to launch the consultation of its Peace Tax Bill in Parliament. The event was a great success. The committee room […]

Britain Should Be Exporting Peace, Not Arms

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Saudi Arabia, Egypt, Bahrain, Russia.. these are some of the countries that continue to receive arms sales from the United Kingdom. With the breaking news […]

Conscience and Rotaract – Working Together to Build a More Peaceful World

Friday, August 29th, 2014

conscience was proud to be drafted in as a policy expert for Rotaract Model United Nation on the 4-7th of September. Rotaract is the youth […]

Has America failed to learn the lessons of Afghanistan?

Wednesday, July 30th, 2014

Last Thursday President Obama sent a request to congress to authorise $500 million to train and equip ‘moderate’ Syrian rebels.The request is a significant development […]

The Ethical Consumer

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

As consumers living in a democratic capitalist country we are inevitably torn between two contrasting sets of ideals. We are led to believe that we […]

Syria: The Middle East’s Most Avoidable Conflict?

Friday, June 20th, 2014

It’s both difficult and problematic to track the beginning of conflict. The roots of war start at many different points- pre-existing tension, disputes over oil […]

We Need To Talk About Peacebuilding

Sunday, June 15th, 2014

Prevention is better than cure has been the guiding principle of modern medicine. This simple mantra has for some become a philosophy of how to […]

To Lay The Demons Of Iraq To Rest Labour Must Rediscover Peaceful Internationalism

Sunday, June 1st, 2014

From the ashes of Al-Qaeda and the Ba’athite party in Iraq a new and more terrifying threat has emerged. The Islamic State of Iraq and […]

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