Kieran Mcloughlin

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No future? Punk is still the sound of youth rebellion the world over

On a broiling Sunday afternoon in Kennington Park, south London, a few dozen people are gathered under a large tree. A handful are playing boules and some line up for a three-legged race; most are simply drinking and talking. Yet 35 years ago such an event would have prompted uproar among other …

Education reform: a brief history

As the Government's landmark white paper looks to make sweeping changes to British schools, we look at some of the major education reforms of the last 60 years.<p>1951 GCE and A level exams are introduced for grammar school pupils<p>1973 School leaving age is raised from 15 to 16.<p>1980 The Assisted Places …

Education in England - Chapter 11

Education in England<p>Organisation of this chapter<p>Background<br>Political background<br>Education <i><br>Growth</i> <i><br>Government</i> <i><br>Education and society</i><p>Budget cuts<br>Tory education …

British general election of 2010 | United Kingdom

On May 6, 2010, British voters delivered to the House of Commons a hung Parliament—the first time a single party had not achieved a majority since …

Three weeks that changed the world

It was the year the neo-liberal economic orthodoxy that ran the world for 30 years suffered a heart attack of epic proportions. Not since 1929 has the financial community witnessed 12 months like it. Lehman Brothers went bankrupt. Merrill Lynch, AIG, Freddie Mac, Fannie Mae, HBOS, Royal Bank of …

Six types of Parallel Narrative

There are six sorts of parallel narrative at the moment, plus hybrids, and we can expect more hybridization. The six drop into two main categories: …

Simon Pegg is wrong – comics aren’t an escape from reality, they help us deal with it | Samantha Langsdale

Fantasy,Fiction,Books,Fantasy,Television,Simon Pegg,Culture,Comics and graphic novels,Science fiction,Science,Science fiction,Science fiction and fantasy,Film,UK news<p>The actor has said comic fans are ignoring serious issues by immersing themselves in the imaginary. But escapism in a world as mad as …

A Point of View: A disease called fame

<b>Ours is a fame-obsessed culture, writes Sarah Dunant, but is it really a goal worth chasing?</b><p>Years ago, when I was mildly famous for presenting a television arts programme, I was asked to do one of those instant magazine interviews, giving snappy answers to a mix of trivial and profound questions. I …

#3: Erase Traumatic Memories (and Achieve Your Own “Eternal Sunshine”)

<i>This idea was suggested by Big Think Delphi Fellow Joseph LeDoux, of the Center for Neural Science and Department of Psychology at NYU.</i><p>“Blessed are …

Scientists Already Know How to 'Erase' Your Painful Memories... And Add New Ones

Nothing lasts forever.<p>We all have things in our past that we'd like to forget - bad break-ups, traumatic experiences, loss. No matter how hard we …

Imaginary friends: Philip Pullman on fairy tales

We must not deprive our children of fairy tales – learning that there are different ways of believing is one of the most important lessons of …

Imaginary friends go mainstream – more children have them than ever

In the 1970s, when I was at primary school, I had a friend. He was the sort of friend who would nowadays alert social services. Because he wasn't a child. And he wasn't a girl. No, he was in his 30s. He had a beard. And his name was Klas.<p>Klas was my imaginary friend. He wasn't about all the time, …

Buddhist Concepts

What is the Bodhisattva way of life? How can we develop compassion? What does Nam-myoho-renge-kyo mean? The articles below answer these questions and …

A Point Of View: JG Ballard and the alchemy of memory

<b>Author JG Ballard was interned in World War II China as a teenager - an experience which formed the basis of his best-selling novel Empire of the Sun. How did the memories of that early trauma influence his fiction, asks philosopher John Gray.</b><p>Looking for his best friend as a teenager in an …

Excerpt from SITI Company's Antigone (1)

Women in Theatre: Anne Bogart, Director

Viewpoints exercise - Gesture "I'll be fine" (Ross Kurt Le)

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Anne Bogart

<b>Anne Bogart</b> is one of the most innovative and influential American theater directors working today. The former Artistic Director of the Actors …

‘Lord of the Flies’ in a chat room

It is an unusual idea to place on a stage six fifteen-year-olds who constantly talk and clearly can see each other but, because the drama takes place …

History of the Internet

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Brief History of the Internet

Introduction<p>Published 1997<p><i>Barry M. Leiner, Vinton G. Cerf, David D. Clark, Robert E. Kahn, Leonard Kleinrock, Daniel C. Lynch, Jon Postel, Larry G.</i> …

Does social media impact on body image?

<b>Magazines and television are often blamed for portraying an ideal body image that causes people to question their looks and lose confidence in themselves. But what about the role social media plays in moulding attitudes to the way we look?</b><p>Kelsey Hibberd, from Southend, remembers her years at …

10 Weird Negative Effects of Social Media on Your Brain

According to new research, your social networking habits might be affecting your brain more than you know.<p>New research suggests that heavy social …

Social Media

Social media is harming the mental health of teenagers. The state has to act | June Eric Udorie

The pressure to be perfect and always ‘on’ is overwhelming many of us, as studies show, but the government will not step in. Statutory PSHE lessons would be a start<p>The digital landscape has put increased pressure on teenagers today, and we feel it. There are so many social media channels: Facebook, …

A Teenager’s View on Social Media

Written by an actual teen<p><b>I read technology</b> articles quite often and see plenty of authors attempt to dissect or describe the teenage audience, …

Teens' night-time use of social media 'risks harming mental health'

Researcher says ‘digital sunset’ might improve sleep quality as separate study shows girls turn to social media when they’re anxious<p>Teenagers who engage with social media during the night could be damaging their sleep and increasing their risk of depression and anxiety, research shows.<p>More than 460 …