Christopher Hitchens on Fighting Cancer

Christopher Hitchens on Fighting Cancer

In 2010 Hitchens gave an interview to Jeremy Paxman on BBC2’s Newsnight. When asked about battling cancer he said that it didn’t feel like fighting at all. Hitchens said he felt that it was battling him and that he was passive. Here’s a link to the...
Mary Parker Follett

Mary Parker Follett

Pioneering American Management Guru Mary Parker Follett had this to say about War in 1918. “In making a plea for some experiment on international cooperation I remember, with humiliation, that we have fought because it is the easy way. Fighting solves no...
Which Words Matter Most To You?

Which Words Matter Most To You?

In early March, a group of people gathered together to discuss Make Words Matter, which you can read about here. As part of that evening, a short activity was carried out, designed to find out which words mattered to those who had come out for the evening – both words...
On questioning the language we use

On questioning the language we use

A few reflections from Kay on a MWM conversation at Blacks Club on 13th March 2017 The language of war has been (mis-)appropriated by the corporate and political world.In the real field of battle, language is used with precision and clarity. What if we keep the...