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Thinking outside the box: Resolving the Palestinian problem

Thinking outside the box: Resolving the Palestinian problem Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain New content
Updated 22 Aug 2014
Dick Skellington talks to Middle East scholar Professor Hovhanness Israel Pilikian about how to start the process of reconciliation and peace.

Did the Chancellor outwit his critics - or out borrow them?

Did the Chancellor outwit his critics - or out borrow them? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain New content
Updated 18 Aug 2014
Despite a fragile recovery, with earnings stagnating, Alan Shipman warns we may be facing an indefinite period of austerity.

What would the dead we honour make of our warring world today?

What would the dead we honour make of our warring world today? Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards
Updated 07 Aug 2014
My family was haunted by father's experience on the Somme and the loss of his friends. Why do we pay homage to the dead but ignore the lessons of...

Behind the fence: The side of Glasgow games you’re not meant to see

Behind the fence: The side of Glasgow games you’re not meant to see Copyrighted image Credit: Hilary Mooney
Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 01 Aug 2014
The positive hype around the Commonwealth Games may give you the impression it’s all smiles and success in Glasgow at present, but are the social...

G-rate expectations

G-rate expectations Creative commons image Credit: Gary Edwards
Updated 29 Jul 2014
A pre-election rise in interest rates would confirm Britain’s economic recovery. And might also sink it, writes Alan Shipman.

Will gay rights and feminist movements please return to your assumptions?

Will gay rights and feminist movements please return to your assumptions? Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 21 Jul 2014
We need a broader based education about gender and sexual diversity and to move away from simplistic binary labels, writes Meg Barker.

Damned by doublespeak

Damned by doublespeak Creative commons image Credit: Catherine Pain
Updated 18 Jul 2014
From mission statements, to political revelations, nothing is what it seems, writes Steve Woods.