Chris Olewicz interviews Dr. Christopher Jones, a Doctor at the Department of Psychology here at the University
Article by George Richards.
Canvas Interviews feminist campaigner Selma James
Abstract: Genetically modified crops are supposedly superior to more conventional cultivars and are increasingly grown by farmers. However, the majority of such plants are developed, at huge cost, by a relatively small number of corporations, who guard their intellectual property vigoursly. In this article, we explore some of the issues behind patenting supposedly everyday crops.
Budget 2012 – Cuts for the middle, Breaks for the highest earners, and the beginnings of a sizeable change in the UK economy?
Yes, the Budget 2012 contains more cuts to benefits and hand-outs to the richest in society. But wrapped up in the general glum mood is a sign that perhaps there is a plan for the future of the UK economy.
Nine hundred and twenty five million people in the world are currently malnourished. The proximate factors vary, and can include government fiscal policies, commodity trading, high oil prices and many others. But the ultimate cause is fairly simple. The population of the planet, currently around seven billion persons, is growing faster than yields. In short, demand for food is outstripping supply. By 2050, it is thought that there will nine to eleven  billion people alive; with most of the increase in developing nations. To feed all of these people adequately, an increase of nearly 70%  in yields will be needed.
An assessment of why nuclear power causes fear and why this fear is ill placed.
A message from Liberal Youth Sheffield
Article by Jack Cowell.