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In 1959, John F. Kennedy wrote that TV will be “abused by demagogues, by appeals to emotion and prejudice and ignorance”. A year later, he became president thanks in part …

At the close of 2017, it was estimated that one in every 200 people across England were homeless or living in inadequate housing conditions. On my walk each morning into …

After interviewing several people around LSE campus for our latest #askLSE, I deemed it important to define precisely what feminism is. At its most basic, feminism is “the advocacy of …

In today’s world, cities grow seemingly limitless, and an ever-increasing number of people live in huge metropolitan areas. Our transportation systems are not able to process such challenges and regularly …

As Americans approach the end of a troubling year, it is evident to this writer that we are living in a time of upheaval and disarray. The liberal world order …

Angela Sasse is Professor of Human-Centered Technology in the Department of Computer Science, University College London. She is also director of the GCHQ-funded national research institute for the Science of Cyber Security. …

It has been 10 years since the Oscar-winning documentary An Inconvenient Truth was released which spread the scientific consensus on human-caused global warming. However, whilst the average citizen may have …

The ancient Greek myth of Icarus shows how hubris and over-ambition in the wonders of science, innovation and technology can ultimately lead to our doom. The Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim …

What would you pick: reason or religion? Yes, you have to choose one (at least according to the growing group of intellectual atheists in England). Richard Dawkins in his book …

Calvinism’s Doctrine of Predestination, which claimed that by worldly work and frugality one could show God he was chosen for ‘saviour’, first inspired what we now know as meritocracy. The …