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Meet The Lords Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: BBC BBC Four

Society, Politics & Law 

Meet The Lords

Series following the larger-than-life characters that populate the House of Lords, one of Britain's oldest, most idiosyncratic and most important institutions.

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Methods in Motion: Finding a voice after Brexit Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Bankenverband article icon

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Methods in Motion: Finding a voice after Brexit

In a world that appears increasingly hostile to expertise, Janet Newman suggests ways forward – and some new alliances.

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Methods in Motion: Becoming relativist

Dr Manuel Dries, Lecturer in Philosophy at the OU, explores how a quest for absolute knowledge has led us into relativism (which is an opportunity)

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60 Years after the Treaty of Rome: Lessons from history for today's EU Creative commons image Icon Wikimedia Commons under Creative-Commons license article icon

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60 Years after the Treaty of Rome: Lessons from history for today's EU

As EU leaders gather to celebrate the 60th anniversary of the Treaty of Rome against the backdrop of Brexit and rising populism, what lessons can be drawn from history to revive the EU?

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What impact does your pet's food have on the environment? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: publicdomainpictures.net article icon

Nature & Environment 

What impact does your pet's food have on the environment?

Producing food for our four-legged friends comes with a massive environmental costs, explains Cailin Heinze.

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Pulling the trigger on Article 50

What does triggering Article 50 mean? With it looming on the horizon, Anne Wesemann explains its role in the proceedings.

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The value of coffee

This free course explores the economic and cultural value of coffee. You will follow the chain of processes that connect the drink you enjoy on a daily basis with circuits of economic and cultural value, hearing from coffee farmers and consumers in different parts of the world.

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3 hrs
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The value of coffee

This free course explores the economic and cultural value of coffee. You will follow the chain of processes that connect the drink you enjoy on a daily basis with circuits of economic and cultural value, hearing from coffee farmers and consumers in different parts of the world.

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How to withdraw from the European Union Creative commons image Icon threefishsleeping - Flickr under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license article icon

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How to withdraw from the European Union

Theresa May is triggering Article 50 next week. So what is Article 50 and what does triggering it actually mean? Anne Wesemann explains. 

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Are robots about to take jobs from the poor? Creative commons image Icon Steve Jurvetson under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license article icon

Science, Maths & Technology 

Are robots about to take jobs from the poor?

A new generation of robots could be expanding their career options - and that could be catastrophic news for the poorest in the world, says Aisling Irwin.

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Money & Business 

Relationships at work

There remains serious controversy over whether one should form relationships at work. Peter Bloom explains.

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Money & Business 

Negotiating trade deals

Peter Bloom tells us how negotiation of trade deals between nations and regions remain a crucial part of contemporary economics and politics.

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