Retired senior officers accuse British military of being ‘woke’. But how valid are their concerns?

Amidst a polarized debate on diversity and national security, retired senior officers’ critique of “obsessive racialising” in the British military contrasts sharply with the need for systemic reforms to address ingrained issues of discrimination and underrepresentation.

Media workers in Ukraine facing increased physical and verbal attacks

Media workers in Ukraine are facing increasing physical and verbal attacks, which threaten their safety, the public’s right to information, and the country’s media landscape as a whole, due to polarisation, lack of accountability, and concerns about media ownership and independence.