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  • The People on the Notes: Adam Smith Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bank of England

    The People on the Notes: Adam Smith

    By Dr Anna Plassart

    Adam Smith, author of Wealth of Nations, has been the face of the £20 note since 2007. But have we got the wrong...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    17 Oct 2017

  • The People on the Notes: Adam Smith

    The People on the Notes: Adam Smith Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Bank of England Updated content
    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 17 Oct 2017
    Adam Smith, author of Wealth of Nations, has been the face of the £20 note since 2007. But have we got the wrong idea about his impact on the history of...
  • Methods in Motion: Challenging the Narrative

    By Dr Edward Wastnidge

    Eddie Wastnidge sets out why he believes academics like himself have a duty to challenge the biased narratives...

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    Article

    10 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    03 Oct 2017

  • Methods in Motion: Challenging the Narrative

    Introductory level Duration 10 mins Updated 03 Oct 2017
    Eddie Wastnidge sets out why he believes academics like himself have a duty to challenge the biased narratives driving Western policy in the Middle East, and...
  • Methods in Motion: An emerging politics of Brexit Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Banksy / under terms on Banksy's official website

    Methods in Motion: An emerging politics of Brexit

    By Eleni Andreouli

    Are we seeing the start of a new political, ideological and cultural order? Dr Eleni Andreouli weighs the evidence.

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Sep 2017

  • Methods in Motion: An emerging politics of Brexit

    Methods in Motion: An emerging politics of Brexit Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Banksy / under terms on Banksy's official website
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Sep 2017
    Are we seeing the start of a new political, ideological and cultural order? Dr Eleni Andreouli weighs the evidence.
  • Methods in Motion: Politics is awash with large emotions... isn't it? Creative commons image Icon Stig Nygaard [Be aware the original included language some people may find offensive] under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    28 Sep 2017

  • Methods in Motion: Politics is awash with large emotions... isn't it?

    Methods in Motion: Politics is awash with large emotions... isn't it? Creative commons image Icon Stig Nygaard [Be aware the original included language some people may find offensive] under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 28 Sep 2017
    In a political climate seemingly awash with powerful emotions, Emeritus Professor John Clarke suggests we should take stock of what people do as well as feel.
  • Understanding the AFD: How to make sense of the far-right populists Creative commons image Icon Oxfordian Kissuth under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Sep 2017

  • Understanding the AFD: How to make sense of the far-right populists

    Understanding the AFD: How to make sense of the far-right populists Creative commons image Icon Oxfordian Kissuth under Creative Commons BY-SA 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Sep 2017
    In Sunday's [24th September] election, the far-right AFD party won seats for the first time. Daniel Hough charts the rise of the party.
  • What's in store for Angela Merkel's fourth term? Creative commons image Icon President Of Russia under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license

    What's in store for Angela Merkel's fourth term?

    By Dr Patricia Hogwood

    Yesterday [24th September 2017] Angela Merkel won a fourth German Presidential election. But challenges from the...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    25 Sep 2017

  • What's in store for Angela Merkel's fourth term?

    What's in store for Angela Merkel's fourth term? Creative commons image Icon President Of Russia under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 25 Sep 2017
    Yesterday [24th September 2017] Angela Merkel won a fourth German Presidential election. But challenges from the edges of politics suggests this isn't going...
  • Why I believe 'yes' is only a matter of time Creative commons image Icon Kyoshi Masamune under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license

    Why I believe 'yes' is only a matter of time

    By Dr Gerry Mooney

    Despite voters in 2014 choosing to stay in the United Kingdom, Gerry Mooney believes that in the long run, an...

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    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    19 Sep 2017

  • Why I believe 'yes' is only a matter of time

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    Why I believe 'yes' is only a matter of time Creative commons image Icon Kyoshi Masamune under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 19 Sep 2017
    Despite voters in 2014 choosing to stay in the United Kingdom, Gerry Mooney believes that in the long run, an Independent Scotland is inevitable. He explains...
  • An Epochal Election: welcome to the era of platform politics Creative commons image Icon Capitalism is Crisis LABOFII, by Richard Houguez, via Platform London Flickr under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Article

    15 mins

    Level: 3 Advanced

    Updated on:

    05 Sep 2017

  • An Epochal Election: welcome to the era of platform politics

    An Epochal Election: welcome to the era of platform politics Creative commons image Icon Capitalism is Crisis LABOFII, by Richard Houguez, via Platform London Flickr under Creative Commons BY 4.0 license
    Advanced level Duration 15 mins Updated 05 Sep 2017
    How are new communications technologies affecting political thought and action? Prof. Jeremy Gilbert makes a leftist analysis of what happened in the Brexit...
  • The ethics and politics of the migration and refugee crisis Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Migrationmuseum

    The ethics and politics of the migration and refugee crisis

    By Dr Giota Alevizou

    We've shared some of the Who Are We project - but this isn't the first time the OU's academics have come together...

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    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Aug 2017

  • The ethics and politics of the migration and refugee crisis

    The ethics and politics of the migration and refugee crisis Copyrighted image Icon Copyright: Migrationmuseum
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Aug 2017
    We've shared some of the Who Are We project - but this isn't the first time the OU's academics have come together with artists. Discover some earlier...
  • Does the 2017 election show that the UK has a broken electoral system? Creative commons image Icon duncan c under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Article

    5 mins

    Level: 1 Introductory

    Updated on:

    21 Aug 2017

  • Does the 2017 election show that the UK has a broken electoral system?

    Does the 2017 election show that the UK has a broken electoral system? Creative commons image Icon duncan c under Creative Commons BY-NC 4.0 license
    Introductory level Duration 5 mins Updated 21 Aug 2017
    The Electoral Reform Society's report into this summer's General Election shows a system badly in need of an overhaul, says Ben Williams.
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