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Is Universal Basic Income a good idea?

Universal Basic Income (UBI) is a type of program in which people receive a regular sum of money without the requirement to work for it. Does UBI make sense?

Economics , Politics , Society , Technology

Should Trans people be able to use the bathroom that matches their identity?

Trans identity has become a politicised red button issue in the US and elsewhere. How do we get past the partisan squabbling and parse the truth of the issue.

Gender , News , Politics , Religion , Society

Is our gender determined by nature or nurture?

Are behavioral differences between men and women the result of social and cultural conventions, or are behaviors driven by biological factors?

Gender , Science , Society

Map: responses to the sexual assault allegations against Brett Kavanaugh

Donald Trump’s pick for the Supreme Court nomination, Brett Kavanaugh, has been accused of attempted rape by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford. The incident allegedly took place at a party when Kavanaugh was 17-years-old.

Ethics , Gender , Politics , Society

Should we abolish the British Monarchy?

The Royal Family is a longtime mainstay of the British cultural and political landscape. Is it time we leave the institution behind?

Society

Map: How should we respond to Facebook in light of the Cambridge Analytica scandal?

Cambridge Analytica is a British political consulting firm. In March, allegations broke that CA obtained private information from an estimated 50 million Facebook users without their permission. This data was then shared with third parties, including Donald Trump’s presidential campaign during the 2016 US Presidential Elections. The issue has raised concerns about privacy in the age of Big Data, a...

Ethics , News , Politics , Society

Brexit: what now?

Brexit is the prospective withdrawal of the United Kingdom (UK) from the European Union (EU). In a referendum on 23 June 2016, 51.9% of the participating UK electorate voted to leave the EU, out of a turnout of 72.2%. Now what?

International Relations , Politics , Society