Society

Karens, social media and a crisis of distrust: How to repair our broken social contract
Society

Karens, social media and a crisis of distrust: How to repair our broken social contract

With societies becoming increasingly densely packed, the ability to place trust in strangers is more important than ever. Yet the social contract is breaking down
In the real world, kindness and cooperation will always triumph over political combat
Three rosettes with symbols for police, nurses and firefighters
John Bird

In the real world, kindness and cooperation will always triumph over political combat

Robin Ince: 'Living in a society where clickbait fuels paranoia, we can fear connection'
Robin Ince: It's good to talk
Robin Ince

Robin Ince: 'Living in a society where clickbait fuels paranoia, we can fear connection'

Stopgap politics won't cut it. We need proper forward planning
John Bird

Stopgap politics won't cut it. We need proper forward planning

The failures of education in prison are criminal
Amanda Spielman

The failures of education in prison are criminal

Living starring Bill Nighy is an elegant film but it's not a 1950s I recognise
Bill Nighy in Living
John Bird

Living starring Bill Nighy is an elegant film but it's not a 1950s I recognise

How we lost sight of the Beveridge Principles
William Beveridge
Dr Lee Gregory

How we lost sight of the Beveridge Principles

The Social Distance Between Us review: Darren McGarvey exposes faultline between haves and have-nots
Darren McGarvey in front of a wall with graffiti
Book reviews

The Social Distance Between Us review: Darren McGarvey exposes faultline between haves and have-nots

BetterPod: Laura Bates fights institutional misogyny and everyday sexism
Laura Bates on BetterPod
violence against women

BetterPod: Laura Bates fights institutional misogyny and everyday sexism

Supreme Court allows Scotland to set minimum price for alcohol
News

Supreme Court allows Scotland to set minimum price for alcohol

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