The influenza outbreak of 1918 was one of the most devastating pandemics in human history. By the summer of 1919 the worst was over, but less severe waves continued into 1920 – as shown by Guardian reports
Words are ever evolving – but not without controversy. From creative applications of an apostrophe to the overuse of literally, what makes you rage?
Shops that minimise the environmental impact of our consumer habits are springing up across Britain. Could they help us avert catastrophe?
The philosopher Mary Warnock who died last week made huge contributions to British life. Why are her successors absent from the national conversation?
In a powerful talk, educator Eldra Jackson III shares how he unlearned dangerous lessons about masculinity through Inside Circle, an organization that leads group therapy …
In our new column about the American south and climate change, we go towards Christians who have been resistant to ideas of environmental stewardship – perhaps it’s a message they need to hear in their own terms
This short film exposes the emotional, psychological and physical damage that can be done when children are imprisoned – even with their families. Childhood trauma, like imprisonment and family separation, provokes long-lasting implications caused by high levels of toxic stress.
Insurance companies lead the sell-off of coal, oil and gas stocks over climate change and financial fears – oil majors now cite divestment as a risk to them
It has been the butt of jokes for years, but the online encyclopedia represents mankind at its very best
Germany is one of the world’s richest countries, but inequality is on the rise. The wealthy are pulling ahead, while the poor are falling behind.