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Time to stop playing nice about misogyny in sports

Time to stop playing nice about misogyny in sports Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain New content
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 23 Oct 2014
Talks of re-signing convicted rapist Ched Evans has highlighted misogyny in sport is prevalent - we must protest, writes Professor Kath Woodward....

House prices falling? Don’t bet the bank on it

House prices falling? Don’t bet the bank on it Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards New content
Updated 20 Oct 2014
Even if prices are falling, it looks like generation rent will likely be around for some time to come.

Ebola regional fund shows growing solidarity in West Africa

Ebola regional fund shows growing solidarity in West Africa Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 15 Oct 2014
The Ebola outbreak in West Africa has renewed debate about the effectiveness of health systems and how best to support collective regional action.

You wouldn’t want an unqualified doctor or lawyer, so why are untrained teachers OK?

You wouldn’t want an unqualified doctor or lawyer, so why are untrained teachers OK? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 09 Oct 2014
Are we heading for a future of teachers who can talk the talk but lack the deeper knowledge and professional resilience that is the hallmark and...

Goodbye Dick Skellington

Goodbye Dick Skellington Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 30 Sep 2014
We say goodbye and thank you to the man behind Society Matters with a personal obituary from his colleague, and friend. 

Why Russia’s flak jackets beat the NATO safety-suit

Why Russia’s flak jackets beat the NATO safety-suit Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards
Updated 18 Sep 2014
Putin’s sins will go unpunished abroad because of greater resilience to their financial aftershocks at home, writes Alan Shipman.   

How are life-chances of children at risk in the UK?

How are life-chances of children at risk in the UK? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 15 Sep 2014
Five out of 1,000 children in the UK will not live until their fifth birthday, reports Dick Skellington.

New Scotland, new democracy?

New Scotland, new democracy? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 10 Sep 2014
It is hope and fear that continue to drive the Scottish debate rather than evidence-based politics, argues Bram Gieben.

Is it time we had a maximum wage?

Is it time we had a maximum wage? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 08 Sep 2014
With executive pay spiraling, should government introduce a maximum wage? writes Dick Skellington.