Lunar Society Blog

Friday, November 13, 2020

As the Brexit transition draws near, Broadcast Journalist Juliana Olayinka reflects on how the referendum forced her to confront issues regarding race and identity. The first time I ever doubted

Friday, November 13, 2020

Dame Rachel Waterhouse, who died October 14, 2020 at the age of 97, was a consumer champion and passionate Birmingham advocate and historian, who was the first Chair of the

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

“God Almighty has set before me two great objects, the suppression of the slave trade and the Reformation of society.” William Wilberforce October 28, 1787 History is for the future. 

Tuesday, October 6, 2020

In normal times, exams would be externally set, marked and moderated and any coursework would be subject to external verification. But as the Covid-19 pandemic surged, on 17th March, the

Thursday, September 3, 2020

Millions of years ago, the atmosphere of our planet was thick with carbon dioxide (CO2); it is a greenhouse gas, which means that it captures the heat of sunlight and

Tuesday, August 4, 2020

Sir Adrian Cadbury in 1992 provided a lasting definition of governance as “the system by which companies are directed and controlled”. The definition was as part of the Cadbury Code;

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

John Rainford believes that attempting to predict outcomes is the next stage in our evolution Evolution, as Darwin observed, cannot just stop dead – the next leap in evolution in

Wednesday, July 8, 2020

Deirdre LaBassiere, a Fellow of The Lunar Society, offers a personal reflection on an issue that has long been present but which has manifested itself recently in ‘Black Lives Matter’ 

Tuesday, June 2, 2020

Howard Wheeldon, an independent specialist analyst and well-respected commentator on macro-economic and geo-political affairs, examines the potential aftermath of COVID-19. How well prepared was the UK – and was the