Democracy

Have you heard? Organ donation no longer needs your active consent

On the 20th March 2020 amidst the hysteria of the pandemic, three days before Boris Johnson announced the first lockdown the law around organ donation in England was transformed. Rather than an opt-in system, we now operate an opt-out system. Despite this radical transformation, the change received minimal media attention and one year on it […]

Chile’s constitutional ‘rebirth’: an historic victory

Catalina Mella – a Chilean student – explores what the recent referendum result will mean for her country’s future and, importantly, its past