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The history of soapmaking

How soap came to be discovered is unclear, but we know that the Sumerians were using soap solutions by 3000 BC.

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What is the pension triple lock, and how has it become an election issue? article icon

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What is the pension triple lock, and how has it become an election issue?

Jonquil Lowe explains why promises about pensions have become important in the election debates.

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How do we solve the social care funding problem?

It's one of the policy focuses of this election cycle - how do we meet the rising costs of caring for an aging population? The OU's Janette Rutterford explores a way forward.

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Budget 2017: Instant reactions

Academics from around the UK share their first impressions of Philip Hammond's first budget.

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OpenLearn Live: 21st November 2016

Are we enjoying a wet autumn, or a soggy fall? Plus, NASA's new weather satelitte, patent boxes and champagne science. Learning and research from across the day.

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Clinton / Trump: Two views of the first debate

Adam Quinn believes Trump stumbled; Gleb Tsipursky thinks those handing victory to Clinton are missing something important. 

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Taxes and privacy: A tech business reading list

Tax judgements, privacy concerns, wonky algorithms, Labour's digital plans and antitrust worries. OpenLearn brings you a quick guide to a busy day of technology stories.

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Understanding tax avoidance

How can we reduce tax avoidance, and who is responsible for addressing it? Peter Bloom breaks down a growing phenomenon.

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Is public spending a drain on the economy or the mark of a civilised society? article icon

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Is public spending a drain on the economy or the mark of a civilised society?

Read this article outlining arguements in debate held under the auspices of the Social Sciences Student Connections, Big Conversation. 

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What is the 2015 Autumn Statement all about? article icon

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What is the 2015 Autumn Statement all about?

The OU's Alan Shipman offers a guide to the things to watch for when George Osborne presents his autumn statement this Wednesday.

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Why is there a tax on tampons - and why is it so hard to make sanitary protection tax free? article icon

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Why is there a tax on tampons - and why is it so hard to make sanitary protection tax free?

A decision taken back in the 1970s means 21st Century women are being taxed for their gender. But, says Michael J Randall, fixing things isn't that simple.

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Do tax breaks work well for promoting creative industries?

Today, the EU has announced approval for an extension of tax breaks for the British film industry. But is this form of indirect subsidy the best way to help stimulate creative industries? Animation expert Charles Kenny has looked at schemes around the world, and wonders if we'd not all be better off with something more directly supportive.

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