LifestyleSocial IssuesThought-provoking

Hunting witches: the shaming of women’s bodies

(11 minute read)
Following her earlier article, Pretty Hurts, Bianca Costa Sales examines the double standards, injustices and cultural oversights in society’s treatment of women.

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HistorySocial IssuesThought-provoking

Ethno-religious nationalism in an age of anxiety

(9 minute read)
The hijacking of faith by populism is a growing phenomenon around the globe. In this article Nora Fisher-Onar and Ahmet Erdi Öztürk detail the growing influence of ethno-religious nationalist sentiment as a response to the fading promises of 20th century liberalism.

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LifestyleSocial IssuesThought-provoking

The silent power of altruism

(6 minute read)
Adam Brocklehurst examines the life-changing potential of small acts of charity and solidarity.

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FamilyThought-provoking

How to connect with your children’s emotions

(6 minute read)
Explore them, don’t dodge them… Ronnie Convery learns excellent parenting tips from a specialist US study centre.

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Editorial

Editorial: All change, please!

(5 minute read)
Words can be like old friends. You don’t come across them for years and then they pop up, return to prominence and become once more part of your everyday life.

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COVID-19History

It’s an ill virus that blows nobody any good

(9 minute read)
Richard Bauckham looks back to a Middle Age fair to make sense of the Covid pandemic.

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LifestyleThought-provoking

Success: are we there yet?

(9 minute read)
Lisa Fraser argues that success is always a journey and never a final destination. And we are more successful, the more we share our success.

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Art & CultureCOVID-19

Word warping in a time of pandemic

(5 minute read)
Ronnie Convery finds himself having a grammar meltdown as he ventures out after lockdown.

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Art & Culture

The artist who caught a world in flux

(7 minute read)
L. S. Lowry’s charming matchstick men are loved and loathed in equal measure. But as Adam Brocklehurst points out, there was more to Lowry than quirky depictions of northern English grime. He has a message for a society coming to grips with a new normal …

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Crackdown in China: it’s time to end the silence on human rights atrocities

(11 minute read)
While the world looks away, atrocities committed by the Chinese Government grow ever-more serious. Benedict Rogers asks readers to confront the horrifying reality of life in modern day China for ethnic and religious minorities.

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