Beehive baby protest

Cultural evolution and neoliberalism

Steve Heigham
| 4th June 2019
Evolutionary psychology demonstrates an innate preference for social learning and 'niche construction' that can help us understand the drive towards direct action and citizen assemblies.

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Ungulate laying in the grass

Cruel world or humane nature?

Clifford Warwick
| 20th May 2019
Wildlife exists by way of an evolved, synergistic machinery of incidental compassion and 'biological optimism' that is thrown off-balance by human intervention.

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Coping With Bereavement: One Year On

Helen Emms
| 26th September 2012
On 20th September 2011 at approximately 6.55pm my mother died, 6 months after being diagnosed with a brain tumour. Her death was a blessing. Watching Mum slowly deteriorate was a painful experience, but one that opened my eyes and my heart to the meaning of life.

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Lost in translation

Ed Gillespie
| 1st December 2008
The way we present the fight against climate change can be as important as the fight itself. It ain’t what you say, it’s the way that you say it, counsels Ed Gillespie

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Stanley Milgram's obedience experiment

Tom Stafford
| 1st June 2003
In the 1960s psychologist Stanley Milgram tested a cross section of ordinary Americans to see if they’d administer potentially lethal electric shocks to a mild-mannered little man, sitting in an electric chair. The findings stunned the world.

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