International Debate

Blog posts and resources relating to International issues. To start a new discussion on international issues, visit the forum via the above link.

The COVID-19 Mental Health Curve

The mental health crisis triggered by COVID-19 is escalating rapidly. One example: When compared to a 2018 survey, U.S. adults are now eight times […]

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HEPI Report Examines Conversation Universities Should Have With Media

In the new HEPI report, “Mixed Media: what universities need to know about journalists so they can get a better press”, veteran journalist Rosemary Bennett addresses the universities’ routine silence in public discussion of education and what they should do to rectify that.

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On the Persistence of Motivated Ignorance

The idea that ignorance is the outcome of a deficit of correct information is persistent. Daniel Williams argues that to understand how research and evidence are strongly resisted by certain groups, we need to reflect on how motivated ignorance is deeply embedded in our identities and social connections.

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What I Have Learned from Social Science

I’ve spent my adult life in and around social science. Academically through studying psychology and linguistics (alongside philosophy), professionally through […]

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The Social Science Podcast Guide

This compilation of podcast series covers a host of topics and focus on specific subjects that pertain to the social […]

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