Risk of dying from cancer in some poorer distrits of England over 70% higher than wealthy districts
This interesting study brings good news that the overall risk of dying from cancer has decreased in the last 20 years, however, it also highlights the inequality in cancer deaths in different districts of England.
Moral reasoning displays characteristic patterns in the brain
What are moral judgments, how are they processed, and how can they be predicted across different groups?
Why do some politicians cling to power after electoral defeat?
This article looks into what makes a candidate more likely to protest after defeat and highlights the vital role of electoral integrity in democracies.
Conservatives and liberals endorse 'values' and 'vices'
An interesting study that confirms, yet again, humans are hard wired for group loyalty above all.
Strategies of kleptocrats and their enablers are becoming increasingly sophisticated
Global corruption rankings don’t recognize the structured use of wealth managers, accounting firms, and international bankers, as well as citizenship managers, brokers, lobbyists, public relations firms and lawyers.
Increased female and youth legislative representation may improve ESG performance
Females and youth are currently underrepresented in many parliaments.
Criticism with care is more persuasive
How to deliver hard messages with maximum impact.
The expendables: Health consequences of child labor in 19th Century England
If we’re going to go back to the 19th century, we might as well know what it was like.
"Divine" legislation mapped: Religion blocks freedom and democracy across the globe
"Societies with greater social inequality are more likely to worship gods that are attributed with a dominant character."
Conspiracy theories cause the rise of populism
Many studies have tied the rise of conspiracy theories and populism to an increasing level of inequality.
Collective forms of governance, infrastructural investments, and collaboration all help societies last longer
Archaeologists can search for patterns that help account for why certain places retained their importance longer than others.
Directors who disagree politically with an incoming CEO are more likely to leave
“Executives’ political ideologies have a profound impact on the organization, so it is imperative to understand whether the political views of those in the upper echelons play a role in cultivating who sits at the apex of the firm.”
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