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In the era of ‘post-truth politics’ enabling people to take democratic action is more important than ever

Titus Alexander.  We may feel like spectators as Brexit and the Trump Presidency unfold, but no one is a bystander. We will either be hit, or act to influence their impact. Educators have a special responsibility to help people make

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Researchers need to learn political skills if they want to make a difference

Titus Alexander.  This week the government published its much postponed childhood obesity strategy, to a chorus of criticism from experts in public health. Doctors, health charities, and cancer and diabetes specialists have warned that the measures can’t stop the growing

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Posted in Evidence-based policy, Further higher and lifelong education, Social sciences and social policy
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