Society Tag Archive

COVID-19Lifestyle

Helping the vulnerable access the internet

(4 minute read) Paola Oriunno looks at efforts to close the ‘digital divide’ in Italy.

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Art & CultureHistory

Chinoiserie: turning the mirror of taste on ourselves

(4 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst explores the sometimes problematic relationship between race and style.

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Stroll with Nicole

Proudly Unfinished

(2 minute read) Nicole Law discusses the topic of perfectionism and argues that we should shed our obsession with hiding our imperfect selves.

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Art & Culture

The art of dissent in India

(8 minute read)
How should we respond to the crises in society? Nivedita N finds an art gallery which has been asking – and answering – just this question.

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HistoryThought-provoking

The Tayside Derby: a game of two halves

(6 minute read)
John-Luke Harris finds a corner of Britain where football fans have learned to disagree without being disagreeable.

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Mental HealthSocial IssuesThought-provoking

A man in search of truth or a cultural wrecking ball?

(8 minutes)
Francis Grimer offers an insight into the life and message of the phenomenon that is Jordan B. Peterson.

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Family

Perfection comes in all shapes and sizes …

(7 minute read)
Sarah Costerton offers a powerful insight into the joys and challenges of welcoming a child with Down syndrome into the family.

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Social IssuesThought-provoking

Healing Italy’s divide

(6 minute read)
Assunta Corbo highlights a heroic effort to bring hope to the young people of the Bel Paese’s poorest regions.

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Art & Culture

In praise of libraries

(5 minute read)
Don’t take for granted the treasure on your doorstep – as libraries in various countries are opening up again, Prakarsh Singh sings their praises.

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History

Wisdom from the East (End)

(7 minute read)
The musings of a simple London woman about the arrival of television to post-war Britain teaches Adam Brocklehurst the folly of trying to hold onto the past.

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