Anupama Ranawana It is time, as Priyamvada Gopal says, to become “difficult dissidents” and “uncooperative naysayers”. It is time to take [...]Read more
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Kamran Khan In 2019, the Mayor of London, Sadiq Khan and the Conservative MP, Sajid Javid both endorsed separate approaches to [...]Read more
On data rentiership in ‘Big Tech’: Why Silicon Valley might not be the innovation model we’re looking for
Kean D Birch It’s interesting living in Toronto right now. It feels like we’re at the epicentre of global debate about [...]Read more
Vedat Akgiray Free societies need finance for economic welfare, and progress is almost impossible without a well-functioning financial system. After the [...]Read more
Rod Earle The 50th anniversary of the foundation of The Open University (OU) is a landmark worth remembering and celebrating, even [...]Read more
What does the UK 2019 election result mean for working and learning conditions within Higher Education?
Donatella Alessandrini, Emily Grabham, Suhraiya Jivraj and Rose Parfitt As results from the 2019 General Election sink in, many of us [...]Read more
Helena Liu We are living in an inhospitable world. On 13th December 2019, the Conservatives heralded an election victory on the [...]Read more
Karen Lok Yi Wong Many social welfare policies related to people with disabilities have an aim to address poverty. However, the [...]Read more
Max Weedon Reflecting on the recent UK general election and the reasons for a Conservative majority, I am drawn to the [...]Read more
Do egalitarian Nordic family policies equalize earnings among men and women with different family lives?
Marika Jalovaara and Anette Fasang Nordic countries are well known for introducing a range of policies to support work - family [...]Read more