Reign of Terror

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The horror, confusion, vulnerability, and understandable rage people feel when there is another terrorist attack on their streets never diminishes. These acts aren’t just anti-human, they’re also diametrically opposed to Islamic principles. So where does this strain of terrorism come from?

Cup half empty: what’s behind life-threatening global water inequality?

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More than 1.5 million children a year die from water poverty. Experts say universal access is affordable, but for private sector interests & a lack of political will, 663 million people are left without access to clean drinking water. Eden Gillespie examines the escalating crisis.

Living in the hothouse

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For decades, western governments have been sacrificing the happiness and wellbeing of their citizens on the altar of macroeconomic growth, and it has finally caught up with us. Rachael Bolton explores the symptoms of financial and cultural anxiety.

Fake News

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The establishment and the media have started using ‘fake news’ as a catch-all phrase about stories which don’t fit their agenda. In terms of trust, the mainstream media today is at an all-time low. Apparently, truth is now subjective.

MBA: Maybe Best Avoided?

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A Master of Business Administration degree, or MBA, is often called a Golden Passport to a corporate career. But what does the learning provide, and are MBA graduates really the best people to lead these organisations

Partisan Media Bubbles

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Since the election of Donald Trump, a serial fantasist and natural born liar, the media old and new has obsessed over the role of fake news.

Makers vs Takers

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Many people are feeling that they have to work harder and longer just to stand still. We ask journalist and author Rana Foroohar who are the Makers and who are the Takers.

Conspiracy Theories

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One of the most divisive terms in the English language today is the phrase ‘conspiracy theory’. Its stigma has a chilling effect on people and the label subtly has the power to shut down enquiring minds and with them any inconvenient conversations.