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Steven Poole: Think for Yourself
Steven Poole argues that we should resist the idea that humans are irrational.
Dick Moore calls for urgent action to tackle the problems of adolescent mental health.
Economist Judith Shapiro believes the next steps towards women's equality will be harder.
Social anthropologist Jamie Tehrani dissects our obsession with celebrity culture.
Kevin Allen explains how missing airline cutlery shows where business leaders go wrong.
Andrew Graystone argues that we are using the wrong language to talk about cancer.
Jad Adams thinks we are dealing with homelessness less well than in the 1930s.
Yasmin Hai gives her personal perspective on the radicalisation of young British Muslims.
Greg Votolato confesses his addiction to cars, while arguing for more sustainable designs.
Author Alan Bissett on his journey from lad to feminist.
Emily Bell considers the affect of cyberspace on actual space.
Prof Danny Dorling on why he thinks the population bomb has already been diffused.
Prof Mona Siddiqui considers the importance of friendship in a divided world.
Language Is Power
Lindsay Johns says language is power, and makes the case for speaking English properly.
Drugs in Sport
Paul Dimeo argues that drugs have made modern sport what it is today.
Farrah Jarral puts the case for more cheekiness.
Empires of Attention
Matt Locke examines how our attention has shaped our culture.
Learning from our teenage selves
Molly Naylor explores what we can learn from our teenage selves.
How to Remember
Sam Edwards argues that we should think again about how we memorialise war.
Putting Profit in Its Place
Jane Burston argues that we should put profit in its place: as a means to an end.
Ambivalence: For and Against
Mark O'Connell argues that in an age of strong opinions, we should embrace ambivalence.
Chemistry lecturer Mark Lorch asks why we are all so afraid of chemicals.
Courage and Effect
Brian Lavery on how a fishwife from Hull changed the country's most dangerous industry.
Agnes Woolley examines what is missing from the stories told by, and about, refugees.
Former prisoner turned entrepreneur, Curtis Blanc, says prison only works if you let it.
Former soldier Emile Simpson argues we need to rethink the way we fight wars.
Matthew Engel makes a secular case for reclaiming the peace and quiet of the Sabbath.
Heaven Crawley argues for a different approach in our attitude towards asylum seekers.
Anne-Marie Imafidon argues that we need to think differently about role models.
Nothing to Lose
Byron Vincent discusses nature versus nurture, and society's obligations to its weakest.
Cult of Girls
Sharon Kinsella explores the Japanese 'cult of girls'.