James Farrow explains how we should understand the ideas of Locke

Understanding Locke Welcome to my new weekly blog series on John Locke. Each week I will explain and, analyse Locke’s ‘second treatise of government’. In each new chapter, I will extract the essence of his points in a simplified style. This week’s blog will look at who John Locke was, what he wrote and, what […]

James Farrow asks: To what extent does reforesting the planet combat climate change?

To reforest is to simply “replant with trees; cover again with forest”. The topic has been revitalised by the social media movement #TeamTrees. This was started in May 2019 when the internet challenged a Youtuber known as “MrBeast” to plant 20 million trees after hitting 20 million subscribers. To complete this task, he teamed up […]

James Farrow blogs on intergenerational conflict

On the 23rd of November 2019, I attended a subject master class lecture at Cambridge University in the Lady Mitchell Hall. This was an introduction and an exemplary lecture one would experience if they attended Cambridge University. David Runciman Professor of Politics started the session and he explored the intergenerational conflict within politics; a fitting […]