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The US Election survey: Which candidate is better for the economy?

As the final Presidential debate happens, the US is fast approaching the final days of the campaign – we are running a US Election survey to find out who you think is better for the economy.
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Schools should discuss social media with students

Unsah Malik, social media professional, gives her opinion on why schools should be addressing social media with students instead of ignoring it.
Child influencers

Child influencers promote unhealthy food on YouTube channels

Researchers at NYU School of Global Public Health and NYU Grossman School of Medicine have warned against the dangers of child influences promoting unhealthy food and drinks on their YouTube channels.
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Racial prejudice: Why Asian Americans are still blamed for COVID-19

Racial prejudice, fuelled by poor coping mechanisms and biased social media consumption, has shaped how the public view Asian Americans during the COVID-19 pandemic.
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The art of delivering exceptional customer service in times of crisis

Joanna Swash, CEO of Moneypenny, shares how businesses can ensure that they deliver exceptional customer service during these unsettling times.
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Social media is harming young people’s wellbeing

myGP have been researching the ways in which social media is harmful to young people's wellbeing. Here, they explore how simple awareness can help to combat these mental health issues.
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Unregulated use of AI is threat to sustainable development

New research suggests that the use of Artificial Intelligence could pose a threat to sustainable development when unregulated.
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How government and public sector can win at social media for public good

Barack Obama’s vision for transparent government communications rings true in a post-COVID-19 world. Here, we find out how the government and public sector can win at social media for the public good.
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Does American voting behaviour prioritise loyalty or democracy?

With the 2020 Election looming, Yale researchers investigate how American voting behaviour is impacted by undemocratic acts from candidates.
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How can one innocent click change your voting decision?

For those watching voting decisions, a combination of psychology and technology is changing political rivalry from agenda-based to influence-based.
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How is contemporary Black activism reshaping itself?

Dr Monia Dal Checco, specialist in contemporary African American literature, discusses the power of contemporary Black activism via #BlackLivesMatter.
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A view from the Bar: Race and the British justice system

Paula Rhone-Adrien, leading Family law Barrister, explores the implicit bias of race and the British justice system.
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How can brands help Bangladeshi garment workers?

Dr Nika Salvetti from Nyenrode Business University explains how Bangladeshi garment workers can be helped by the brands that use their services.
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FBI investigates Twitter attack on high-profile celebrities

The FBI has launched an investigation after a cyberattack on high-profile US figures in an apparent Bitcoin scam.
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After lockdown: UK will see 27% increase in digital socialisation

Research by Sungard AS found that the UK will see a 27% increase in digital socialisation post-COVID.
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Abiola Bello: “#BlackLivesMatter is more than just a hashtag”

Abiola Bello, author of the Emily Knight series, gives her opinion on why #BlackLivesMatter is an essential anti-racist movement.

PM Boris Johnson ends 5G infrastructure plans with Huawei

On Tuesday (14 July), PM Boris Johnson cancelled 5G infrastructure plans with Chinese tech giant Huawei: What does this mean?
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The cost of fashion: 4.1 million Bangladeshi garment workers

The #PayUp movement has called attention to the multi-billion dollar fashion brands who exploit Bangladeshi garment workers and have capitalised from underpaid UK garment workers.
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Young activists do not trust their Government on racial discrimination

Research from One Young World’s global network shows that 74% of their Peace Ambassadors do not believe racial discrimination will be changed by their politicians.
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Tech companies drop development of facial recognition

Some tech companies have dropped development of facial recognition software, under fears of human rights violations by police.

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