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The death of the auteur director in the #MeToo age
Auteur Theory has held the film industry in its grip since the 1950s.
As Childish Gambino shows, pop music can be powerfully political – despite censorship
A violently subversive darkly comic take on police brutality, white supremacy, and US machismo.
Gammon race row: why British Twitter is boiling over about a meaty slur
'It’s perhaps not the best time for the left to be throwing pork-based insults at its critics.'
Stop telling Palestinians to be 'resilient' – the rest of the world has failed them
Palestinians don’t need lessons in resilience from an international community that has utterly failed in its stated mission.
How to deliver the mental health services that young people desperately need
Essential this Mental Health Awareness Week.
Suicides at record level among UK students
Today marks the start of Mental Health Awareness Week.
Orkney's shipwreck graveyard is bursting with life
Across the North Atlantic, shipwrecks scatter the seabed like the carcasses of prehistoric creatures.
Eurovision fandom and how sexuality is embraced on social media
Digital Eurovision fandom is increasingly becoming a space to discuss LGBT issues.
What you need to know about the new free speech pledge for universities
UK universities may no longer be able to ban controversial speakers from giving talks on campus.
Social media: 6 steps to take back control
Now is the time to remember that the way we use social medial is up to us.
Karl Marx: 10 things to read if you want to understand him
If you’re new to the work of one of the greatest social scientists of all time, here’s where to start.
Five lesser known footballers who broke down racial barriers
As Netflix announces a new TV series exploring the early development of modern football.
Altab Ali: Bangladeshis in east London reflect on legacy of a racist murder
It happened 40 years ago today.
Young women are more left wing than men, study reveals
As religion becomes less and less important.
What it's like growing up as a working-class girl in the UK
'You have to accept that to go to uni, you’ll have to give up everything.'
5 changes that could make make housing better for generation rent
The private rented sector in Britain is less a stepping stone, and more of a trap.
What Putin's policies (and Nicki Minaj) and teach us about post-feminist power
Who runs the world?
Starbucks’ racial bias training alone won’t fix a racist society
And no, we're not immune in the UK.