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Refugees languish in camps on Lesvos as conditions deteriorate

Refugees languish in camps on Lesvos as conditions deteriorate Copyrighted image Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University
Updated 19 Jul 2016
It is feared that thousands of refugees will remain in limbo in Lesvos indefinitely, and that the world is simply looking the other way.

Spain steels itself for another election after months with no government

Spain steels itself for another election after months with no government Copyrighted image Copyright: Artwork by Catherine Pain © The Open University
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 27 Jun 2016
As Spain fails to deliver a majority government discover how this happened and what this now means for the country.

What will Brexit mean for your personal finances?

What will Brexit mean for your personal finances? Copyrighted image Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University
Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 24 Jun 2016
The global economy is shuddering at the news that the UK public have voted to leave the EU. But what does it mean for your personal economy? The OU...

PodMag June 2016

Featuring: Audio Audio
PodMag June 2016 Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 10 Jun 2016
PodMag is the monthly update of news, views and interviews from the Faculty of Social Sciences at The Open University.

On Brexit, Hamsters & Hungry Pythons!

On Brexit, Hamsters & Hungry Pythons! Copyrighted image Copyright: Artwork by Catherine Pain © The Open University
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Jun 2016
As the referendum on UK's membership of the EU draws to a close Simon Carter asks what will be the effects on the NHS and healthcare?

Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards

Why it is a huge mistake to get rid of parent governors on school boards Copyrighted image Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University
Updated 25 May 2016
By scraping elected parents from school boards, the government is removing a vital source of knowledge and undermining a democratic system of...

Banking crimes without end

Banking crimes without end Copyrighted image Copyright: Artwork by Gary Edwards © The Open University
Introductory level Duration 15 mins Updated 23 May 2016
Has the UK financial sector become the 'serial offender' of corporate crimes with mis-selling of products like PPI and pensions...

PodMag May 2016

Featuring: Audio Audio
PodMag May 2016 Copyrighted image Copyright: The Open University
Introductory level Duration 20 mins Updated 13 May 2016
PodMag is the monthly update of news, views and interviews from the Faculty of Social Sciences at The Open University.