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Our research showed unacceptable levels of skyrocketing CEO pay. We know there are solutions – so why won't Theresa May take them? 15 Aug 12:27pm Our research showed unacceptable levels of skyrocketing CEO pay. We know there are solutions – so why won't Theresa May take them?
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Ratios on their own don't work, and involving workers doesn't have to be 'anti-business'. The Conservatives should look at the facts before refusing to listen
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15 Aug 12:22pm I survived the 7/7 bombings and went on to work with Prevent because of it – here's why our approach to counter-terrorism is all wrong
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Preventative work is key, but it has to be resourced, at both a strategic and community level, otherwise we leave the young at risk of being radicalised
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The Genoa bridge collapse is Italy's Grenfell – and the government is too busy scapegoating migrants to get to the bottom of why it happened 15 Aug 12:09pm The Genoa bridge collapse is Italy's Grenfell – and the government is too busy scapegoating migrants to get to the bottom of why it happened
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Salvini's attempts to dominate the media spotlight with sensationalist anti-immigrant statements simply aren't good enough. In the wake of the disaster, the logic of privatisation must be challenged
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Now cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are in 'panic mode', we might finally see the end of the bullish crypto bro 15 Aug 11:05am Now cryptocurrencies like bitcoin are in 'panic mode', we might finally see the end of the bullish crypto bro
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'As you get older your brain loses its plasticity at some point and you get wedded to the frameworks that you have,' said Tyler Winklevoss. Notably, he also accused crypto critics of being part of a 'privileged minority'. Pot, kettle, meet Winklevoss
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15 Aug 10:27am The Italian government's foolish reaction to the Genoa bridge collapse only compounds a nation's tragedy
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Blaming EU budget constraints is plainly wrong: planned improvement works that could have averted the collapse were bitterly opposed by one of the government coalition parties
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I thought getting into Oxford was a dream come true – I couldn't have been more wrong 15 Aug 5:36am I thought getting into Oxford was a dream come true – I couldn't have been more wrong
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It seemed as though most students had something to prove to anyone who'd listen: what school they'd been to, what books they'd read, what their dad did for a living (MP was a popular one) and which endangered species they'd saved on their gap year
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15 Aug 5:30am If Labour want to represent the millions who voted Leave, the party must halt the deselections of Frank Field and Kate Hoey
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We must be sensitive to the fact that nearly 40 percent of Labour voters supported Brexit. Consider the signal it sends to those voters, to deselect two experienced and electorally successful MPs who can appeal to the wider public?
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When Amir Khan's wife has to apologise for referring to herself as the P-word on Instagram, all nuance goes out the window 15 Aug 4:52am When Amir Khan's wife has to apologise for referring to herself as the P-word on Instagram, all nuance goes out the window
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Asian people shouldn't tell black people how and when they can use the N-word. And white people sure as hell shouldn't be lecturing a Pakistani woman about what terminology she should and shouldn't be proud of
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