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  • Why is it dangerous when Trump sees people as objects? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain

    Why is it dangerous when Trump sees people as objects?

    By Jennifer Mercieca

    Donald Trump has a habit, argues Jennifer Mercieca, of dehumanizing those he disagrees with - and that's dangerous.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    13 Oct 2016

  • Why is it dangerous when Trump sees people as objects?

    Why is it dangerous when Trump sees people as objects? Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: Public domain
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 13 Oct 2016
    Donald Trump has a habit, argues Jennifer Mercieca, of dehumanizing those he disagrees with - and that's dangerous.
  • Can comedy change your life? Creative commons image Icon Russell McGovern under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license

    Can comedy change your life?

    By Mary O'Hara

    After years spent in dark comedy clubs and cramped rooms above pubs, Mary O’Hara knows what makes her laugh. But what...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    31 Aug 2016

  • Can comedy change your life?

    Can comedy change your life? Creative commons image Icon Russell McGovern under Creative Commons BY-NC-ND 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 31 Aug 2016
    After years spent in dark comedy clubs and cramped rooms above pubs, Mary O’Hara knows what makes her laugh. But what else can a good joke do? She meets the...
  • Percy Shelley: Polemicist Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: George Stodart

    Percy Shelley: Polemicist

    By Mark Summers

    The political writing of Percy Shelley might have a message for the UK right now, believes Mark Summers.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Jul 2016

  • Percy Shelley: Polemicist

    Percy Shelley: Polemicist Copyright free image Icon Copyright free: George Stodart
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Jul 2016
    The political writing of Percy Shelley might have a message for the UK right now, believes Mark Summers.
  • OpenLearn Live: 29th June 2016 Creative commons image Icon Beeld en Geluid Wiki under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    OpenLearn Live: 29th June 2016

    By The OpenLearn team

    The journalist who investigated his party's popularity and promptly closed it down, and a Brexit round-up. Free...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    29 Jun 2016

  • OpenLearn Live: 29th June 2016

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    OpenLearn Live: 29th June 2016 Creative commons image Icon Beeld en Geluid Wiki under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 29 Jun 2016
    The journalist who investigated his party's popularity and promptly closed it down, and a Brexit round-up. Free learning from across the day.
  • How did the referendum polls get it wrong - again? Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license

    How did the referendum polls get it wrong - again?

    By Professor John Curtice

    John Curtice explains why a clear prediction of the referendum result proved so elusive for many pollsters.

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Jun 2016

  • How did the referendum polls get it wrong - again?

    How did the referendum polls get it wrong - again? Creative commons image Icon Gage Skidmore under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Jun 2016
    John Curtice explains why a clear prediction of the referendum result proved so elusive for many pollsters.
  • The Eurozone: Magnet or Black Hole? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Chepko | Dreamstime.com - One Euro Photo

    The Eurozone: Magnet or Black Hole?

    By Alan Shipman

    Was the EU's choice to move towards 'one market' and 'one money' a sound one? Why did they do it, what went wrong,...

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    Updated on:

    08 Mar 2016

  • The Eurozone: Magnet or Black Hole?

    The Eurozone: Magnet or Black Hole? Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: © Chepko | Dreamstime.com - One Euro Photo
    Updated 08 Mar 2016
    Was the EU's choice to move towards 'one market' and 'one money' a sound one? Why did they do it, what went wrong, what is the 'Euro-crisis' and what are the...
  • Laurie Taylor interview: Why is there such a gap between politics and academic findings? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Laurie Taylor interview: Why is there such a gap between politics and academic findings?

    By Professor Laurie Taylor

    Social Sciences student, David Sutton asked Laurie Taylor: "Why is there such a gap between politics/policy and...

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    Video

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jun 2015

  • Laurie Taylor interview: Why is there such a gap between politics and academic findings?

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    Laurie Taylor interview: Why is there such a gap between politics and academic findings? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jun 2015
    Social Sciences student, David Sutton asked Laurie Taylor: "Why is there such a gap between politics/policy and academic findings and what can do be done...
  • Laurie Taylor interview: Why do politicians not appear on Thinking Allowed any more? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license

    Laurie Taylor interview: Why do politicians not appear on Thinking Allowed any more?

    By Professor Laurie Taylor

    OU Social Science student, David Stutton, asked Laurie Taylor why Thinking Allowed no longer featured in the...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    18 Jun 2015

  • Laurie Taylor interview: Why do politicians not appear on Thinking Allowed any more?

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    Laurie Taylor interview: Why do politicians not appear on Thinking Allowed any more? Creative commons image Icon The Open University under Creative Commons BY-NC-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 18 Jun 2015
    OU Social Science student, David Stutton, asked Laurie Taylor why Thinking Allowed no longer featured in the programmes?
  • How lower tax drew trade unionists to the Tories Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Newsfocus1 | Dreamstime.com

    How lower tax drew trade unionists to the Tories

    By Alan Shipman

    Alan Shipman explains how a substantial number of manual and professional workers also switched to support Thatcher...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    30 Apr 2015

  • How lower tax drew trade unionists to the Tories

    How lower tax drew trade unionists to the Tories Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Newsfocus1 | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 30 Apr 2015
    Alan Shipman explains how a substantial number of manual and professional workers also switched to support Thatcher in the 1979 general election.
  • OU on the BBC: More or Less - Polls, nuns, life partners Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Presiyan Panayotov | Dreamstime.com

    OU on the BBC: More or Less - Polls, nuns, life partners

    More or Less looks at the supposed increase in catholic nuns, polling data and the best way to find a life partner....

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    27 Apr 2015

  • OU on the BBC: More or Less - Polls, nuns, life partners

    OU on the BBC: More or Less - Polls, nuns, life partners Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Presiyan Panayotov | Dreamstime.com
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 27 Apr 2015
    More or Less looks at the supposed increase in catholic nuns, polling data and the best way to find a life partner. 
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