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We may think tattooing is a modern phenomenon, but the reasons for its popularity are not dissimilar to those seen in the prisons and convict ships of the Victorian era.
There are record numbers of rough sleepers in some cities, yet the most common approaches adopted at tackling it are ineffective.
A revolution in ownership must be at the heart of a Green New Deal.
Societies have much to learn from the pursuit of happiness on an individual level.
Wars don't produce winners and losers – they never really did.
For decades, social housing has been defunded and ignored. The system is now broken, and it needs to be fixed.
This 1,000-year-old institution is not the solution to ageing Britain – here's why.
Many trendy 'Instagrammable' foods have a long association with poverty.
More attention needs to be paid to loneliness’s complex history.
The pipeline for new antibiotics is broken. It is time to think outside the box.
Adult education should never be seen as a luxury.
Performances of prison life are commonplace nowadays in gulag museums. Visitors can vividly imagine it all – the tears, pain and despair.
From Boris Johnson to Donald Trump, a new breed of bullshitting politicians is flourishing.
With the promise of more periods of intense rainfall in years to come, what do we need to do to protect ourselves more from flooding in future?
There are calls to boycott the latest release due to the game's questionable depiction of Russia.
In 1989, Francis Fukuyama pronounced that history had ended. How wrong he was.
A new group – Tsunami Democràtic – are using technology to create civil disobedience that is more organised and creative than ever.
These inspirational food sharing initiatives around the world demonstrate that sustainable food system can – and should – be democratic.
Governments fail to imagine how worst-case scenarios can come about – much less plan for them. But there are things we can do.