Archive for April 24th, 2008

24
Apr
08

On air: Is your country too quick to send people to prison?

‘The United States has less than 5 percent of the world’s population. But it has almost a quarter of the world’s prisoners.’ No country in the world rejects the idea of prison, but of course they vary on which crimes warrant time spent inside. So does your country get the balance right?
Continue reading ‘On air: Is your country too quick to send people to prison?’

24
Apr
08

We won’t mark your essays…

….or post them on the blog. I’ve written to a few of you individually to ask you to sub your entries and thankyou for doing that. I won’t be in the future- if your comment takes me 30 seconds to scroll down reading it, it won’t get posted, just as we don’t allow people to make speeches on the programme. I hope that’s clear!

24
Apr
08

How is the global food crisis affecting you?

We’ve talked about the global food crisis a few times here – and yesterday it was described as a “silent tsunami” –┬ábut as is often the way with crises, it shows no signs of going away. Is it already affecting you ?

Continue reading ‘How is the global food crisis affecting you?’

24
Apr
08

Talking points for 24 April

Good morning, first up today let’s look at Zimbabwe.
Continue reading ‘Talking points for 24 April’