Childhood and adolescence are vital periods of socialisation when young people should be learning how to be part of a multi-generational community.
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If you’re a factory worker who hasn’t a proper pay rise in years, the fact that the tax lawyers and brand consultants are doing nicely isn’t much comfort.
Has easy access to unlimited information brought about a new renaissance, a cultural flowering the like of which the world has never seen?
Can the growing gap between ordinary Britons and the elites be blamed on London’s success as a global city?
For the conservative, the foundations of liberty are something that must be conserved within institutions and traditions.
Which set of paramilitary groups has done more to damage western interests: those sponsored by Iran or those supported by rival regimes we describe as our ‘friends’?
In the digital age, the distinction between broadcast and print media is breaking down.
What the Puerto Rican debt crisis tells us about high finance and human nature.
It is entirely right that government should take risks – especially with the most innovative and groundbreaking voluntary organisations.
Western societies already practice – and to some extent officially sanction – polygamy.
Thanks to a captive market and the need for new investment, the cost of commuting has increased – a burden that must be met out of taxed and static incomes.
The rise of the welfare state – and of corporate welfare – has encourage people to ignore where wealth comes from.
As with other emerging technologies like self-driving cars, we ought think ahead twenty years and consider the implications.
Some right-wingers would substitute the market for the Almighty – believing that legality, transparency and property rights can redeem our fallen world.
Europe is not alone in facing the disastrous combination of a shrinking workforce and high debts.