Banning the burqa: Liberation or oppression?

August 1, 2014
Rainer Ebert
Banning the burqa: Liberation or oppression?

In 2011, a French law came into effect which makes it illegal to cover one’s face in public. Even though lawyers for the French government emphasize that the law also applies to non-religious face-veiling garments
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Fiddling while Rome burns: The ethical cost of living the high life

June 13, 2014
Rainer Ebert
Fiddling while Rome burns: The ethical cost of living the high life

On April 24 last year, more than 1,100 people lost their lives in the rubble of Rana Plaza. The tragedy made headlines around the globe
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