When the smoke cleared and the fighting was over, World War I was the deadliest war in human history, with a staggering ten million military personnel and seven million civilians dead. Two decades later, World War II would top this figure, with between seventy and eighty five million people killed.… Continue Reading What Happened To The Millions of Bodies After Huge World War Battles?

Over 40 years ago, US President Richard Nixon declared drug abuse public enemy number one, starting an unprecedented global campaign, the War on Drugs. Today, the numbers are in. The War on Drugs is a huge failure, with devastating unintended consequences. It led to mass incarceration in the US; to… Continue Reading Why The War on Drugs Is a Huge Failure

Being a citizen of the European Union means that many aspects of our lives are regulated by a weird entity. It feels like a huge bureaucracy is making decisions over our heads. Many Europeans think that their vote in the EU elections doesn’t count, and that the EU is not… Continue Reading Is the EU Democratic? Does Your Vote Matter?

Some groups just don’t get along.​Some groups just don’t get along.​Every day, billions of soldiers fight a merciless war​Every day, billions of soldiers fight a merciless war​on thousands of fronts, and it’s been going on for over 100 million years.​on thousands of fronts, and it’s been going on for over… Continue Reading The World War of the Ants – The Army Ant