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  • PodMag December 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    PodMag December 2016

    By Dr Meg John Barker, Professor Marie Gillespie

    PodMag is the monthly update of news, views and interviews from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Arts (FASS) at The...

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    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Dec 2016

  • PodMag December 2016

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    PodMag December 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 21 Dec 2016
    PodMag is the monthly update of news, views and interviews from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Arts (FASS) at The Open University.
  • Climate change: the kale smoothie of TV Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University

    Climate change: the kale smoothie of TV

    By Dr Joe Smith

    Is climate change the kale smoothie of TV schedules: unappealing but somehow fashionable and even essential to the...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Dec 2016

  • Climate change: the kale smoothie of TV

    Climate change: the kale smoothie of TV Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 13 Dec 2016
    Is climate change the kale smoothie of TV schedules: unappealing but somehow fashionable and even essential to the diet? 
  • Autumn Statement 2016: Tories shift to growth strategy in an Ed Balls-style pirouette Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Catherine Pain © The Open University

    Autumn Statement 2016: Tories shift to growth strategy in an Ed Balls-style pirouette

    By Alan Shipman

    Philip Hammond's first Autumn Statement bears a striking resemblance to Ed Balls' ideas six years earlier, Alan...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Dec 2016

  • Autumn Statement 2016: Tories shift to growth strategy in an Ed Balls-style pirouette

    Autumn Statement 2016: Tories shift to growth strategy in an Ed Balls-style pirouette Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Catherine Pain © The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Dec 2016
    Philip Hammond's first Autumn Statement bears a striking resemblance to Ed Balls' ideas six years earlier, Alan Shipman uncovers.
  • PodMag November 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    PodMag November 2016

    By Professor Graham Harvey, Professor Gwilym Beckerlegge, Dr Paul-François Tremlett

    PodMag is the monthly update of news, views and interviews from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Arts (FASS) at The...

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    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Nov 2016

  • PodMag November 2016

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    PodMag November 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 28 Nov 2016
    PodMag is the monthly update of news, views and interviews from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Arts (FASS) at The Open University.
  • Today’s immigration laws have teeth, and their bite is toxic for people seeking asylum Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Catherine Pain © The Open University

    Today’s immigration laws have teeth, and their bite is toxic for people seeking asylum

    By Dr Victoria Canning

    The tightening of the immigration regime in the UK has made life full of uncertainty and injustice, for those seeking...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    22 Nov 2016

  • Today’s immigration laws have teeth, and their bite is toxic for people seeking asylum

    Today’s immigration laws have teeth, and their bite is toxic for people seeking asylum Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Catherine Pain © The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 22 Nov 2016
    The tightening of the immigration regime in the UK has made life full of uncertainty and injustice, for those seeking sanctuary in Liverpool and beyond.
  • Think entertainment is violent today? The Victorians were much, much worse Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University

    Think entertainment is violent today? The Victorians were much, much worse

    By Dr Rosalind Crone

    Sweeney Todd vs Grand Theft Auto? Dr Rosalind Crone tells us why they liked a good hanging back in the day. 

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    15 Nov 2016

  • Think entertainment is violent today? The Victorians were much, much worse

    Think entertainment is violent today? The Victorians were much, much worse Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 15 Nov 2016
    Sweeney Todd vs Grand Theft Auto? Dr Rosalind Crone tells us why they liked a good hanging back in the day. 
  • What missing lander means for Europe’s quest to find life on Mars Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Catherine Pain © The Open University

    What missing lander means for Europe’s quest to find life on Mars

    By Professor Monica Grady

    Loss of the Mars lander from its recent probe is diappointing, but the search for life on Mars goes on.

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    09 Nov 2016

  • What missing lander means for Europe’s quest to find life on Mars

    What missing lander means for Europe’s quest to find life on Mars Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Catherine Pain © The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 09 Nov 2016
    Loss of the Mars lander from its recent probe is diappointing, but the search for life on Mars goes on.
  • Heathrow third runway: who and where will benefit? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University

    Heathrow third runway: who and where will benefit?

    By Dr Peter Wood

    Now that building a third runway at Heathrow ariport is offical government policy, we explore the costs and benefits...

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    Article

    Updated on:

    03 Nov 2016

  • Heathrow third runway: who and where will benefit?

    Heathrow third runway: who and where will benefit? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University
    Updated 03 Nov 2016
    Now that building a third runway at Heathrow ariport is offical government policy, we explore the costs and benefits of expanding Heathrow, using a ...
  • PodMag October 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University

    PodMag October 2016

    By Dr Paul Lawrence, Dr Helen Kaye, Dr Catriona Havard

    PodMag is the monthly update of news, views and interviews from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Arts (FASS) at The...

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    Audio

    20 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Oct 2016

  • PodMag October 2016

    Featuring: Audio Audio
    PodMag October 2016 Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 27 Oct 2016
    PodMag is the monthly update of news, views and interviews from the Faculty of Social Sciences and Arts (FASS) at The Open University.
  • The world will have to wait until 2084 for universal secondary school education Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University

    The world will have to wait until 2084 for universal secondary school education

    By Anna Childs

    Less than a year into the new agenda of “leave no-one behind”, the data already predicts that we will be half a...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    24 Oct 2016

  • The world will have to wait until 2084 for universal secondary school education

    The world will have to wait until 2084 for universal secondary school education Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 24 Oct 2016
    Less than a year into the new agenda of “leave no-one behind”, the data already predicts that we will be half a century late for the first of the 2030...