Debates

Debate

We’re thinking about the Internet and the constant supply of news on offer today. When you’re online, what would you ‘Like’ or ‘Share’ at first glance? Tick as many, or as few, as you’d like.

☐ This guy’s freestyle with his cat is amazing! [crying with laughter emoticon]

☐ Facebook’s fake news: Mark Zuckerberg rejects ‘crazy idea’ that it swayed voters

☐ Watch This Guy Get An Enormous Parasite Removed From His Nose

☐ Thousands still waiting for evacuation from east Aleppo

☐ What Susan Boyle Looks Like Now Is Jaw Dropping

 

  • spaceREC
    spaceREC launches in Lincoln
    Lincoln-based artist collective General Practice help artists find creative spaces

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  • Social Mania: Can Social Media Benefit Your Mental Health?
    Social media has a rocky history when it comes to mental health, and the general consensus would suggest that it is predominantly detrimental to it. But is this changing?

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  • Gentle Protest cartoon
    In response...to gentle protest
    Cartoon developed by Alice Skinner for The School of Gentle Protest

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  • As Syrian civilians, many of them children, suffer the effects of chemical warfare, Donald Trump continues to puff and bluster his way through delicate geopolitical situations and Britain creaks under the strain of divided opinion, Theresa May seems more concerned with Gibraltar than anything else…
    In response... to Gibraltar
    Alice Skinner tackles the complexities of domestic interests and world politics...

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  • The Land of the Free (and Armed)
    Americans are 129 times more likely to be killed by another gun-toting American than they are by say, an Islamic terrorist.

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  • The Secret To Having Productive Conversations
    Though many of us diligently research issues, construct well-informed beliefs and set out to integrate these beliefs into our lives, many people often fall at the final hurdle: communicating their beliefs to others in a manner that people respond positively to.

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  • To mark the birthday of one of mankind’s greatest thinkers; Einstein always had a profound respect for and understanding of the importance of art within our society. Happy birthday Albert, you brainbox.
    In response... to 'creativity is intelligence having fun'
    Cartoonist Alice Skinner marks Albert Einstein's birthday

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  • Dakota Access Pipeline protest
    In response... to the Dakota Access Pipeline protest
    New cartoon from Alice Skinner

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  • Did Music Fail Us In 2016?
    It is hard to imagine Taylor Swift or Justin Bieber singing a politically barbed song. After all, their major objective is to sell their music

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  • Climate Justice and Human Rights
    Climate change is the greatest human rights issue facing humanity today, and that is how we can fight it.

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  • The Timid Bulldog? How The UK And The US Differ When Discussing Race.
    Whilst on an educational sojourn from the States, Rob Sprankle, a temporary Lincoln student and resident, discusses some initial observations into how the US and the UK differ in their approach to discussing race.

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  • Orange Is The New Brexit
    What does OITNB teach us about Brexit?

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  • Banksy artwork displayed in Northampton's Super Sausage car park
    EU referendum: In or out – what the vote means to the arts
    Munira Mirza makes the case for artists and those in the arts to vote leave, while Clymene Christoforou argues the UK should remain

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  • Angels, Bpop & Snooty Ladies: Brexiters take back Albion’s arts
    As hoards of British artists conspire to vote ‘remain’, the Brexit brigade endeavours to reclaim our culture for them...

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  • EU Referendum: Vote of a Lifetime...
    Dr Jacqui Briggs has her say on rights for younger voters in light of the EU referendum on 23rd June 2016...

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  • Scribble 19: Courts of Protection
    Could you make life-changing decisions for someone if they were deemed to lack the capacity to do so for themselves?

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  • Scribble 18: Rights to take away
    Shey Hargreaves draws our attention to the government's latest plans to privatise prisons

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  • Scribble 17: The right to legal aid
    Shey Hargreaves looks at government cuts to legal aid, which seriously impact on the ability of the most vulnerable people to access justice

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  • Scribble 12: Freedom of expression and aphasia
    Imagine each sentence requiring intense effort. Would it change the things you say?

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  • Scribble 10: The value of life and who assigns it
    We enjoy a great deal of freedom in the UK regarding how we live, but our choices are more limited regarding how we choose to die

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