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Technology is influencing the culture of your workplace. The question is: Will it create intended positive results or sidetrack the organization’s mission? Powerful tools are giving leaders a deeper understanding of their organization’s culture and work dynamics. They also provide a way to get ahead of issues that could handicap success. We see this as …

Under the subtitle Race and the Memory of Evil, the philosopher Susan Neiman relates hard truths from which others shrink. Her audacious work is a refreshing change from those, afraid to offend, who leave unsaid things that seem self-evident. Cages detaining refugees at the southern border are indeed “concentration camps”. The genocide of Native Americans …

A report published this week from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) should give us all pause. U.S. adults who lived through adverse childhood experiences have a higher likelihood of dying from five of the top 10 leading causes of death. This is horrible news, for sure. But, it builds on decades of research documenting the pernicious effects …

There’s something so fitting about the fact that the final episode of Peter Bowker’s second world war drama, World on Fire, will air on Remembrance Sunday. A sweeping look at events across Europe after the outbreak of war, from the start it has been clear that conflict has a heavy price, and that we should …

Three years on from launch, Sky’s Q pay-TV service has changed quite a lot, and so has the competition, both from old and new players. So is the satellite broadcaster’s box still the one to beat? When Q launched in 2016 it dragged Sky’s pay-TV platform kicking and screaming into the TV-anywhere age first ushered …

It was said there was no sex in Ireland until the The Late Late Show, and for that a nation owed thanks to Gay Byrne. Generations grew up watching the host of RTÉ’s long-running chatshow blend light entertainment with current affairs and taboo-shattering moments, a cultural rendezvous that dominated Friday night viewing and presaged a …

Derek Owusu was born in London in 1988. His new book, That Reminds Me, is published by Stormzy’s #Merky Books and is a novel-in-verse that explores identity, belonging, his experience of growing up in foster care, and his mental breakdown last year. Owusu edited the anthology Safe: On Black British Men Reclaiming Space (2019) and …

New York is set to build more than 250 new bike lanes and add 1m sq ft of pedestrian space in a landmark move designed to “break the car culture” of the city. The city council passed legislation this week that will see $1.7bn invested in road infrastructure over 10 years in a move that …

The lush green, pristine land of Kalahandi in southwest Odisha boasts a rich history, with an unbroken tradition of cultural heritage, tribal arts and handicrafts. Yet, plagued with recurrent droughts, famines, widespread hunger and malnutrition, Kalahandi remains etched in public memory as one of the most backward regions, rendering a situation of paradoxical pervasive poverty. …

The actor Wendell Pierce reveals today he warned Meghan Markle, his former co-star on the legal drama Suits, that her world would be “forever changed” by her relationship with Prince Harry. Pierce, 55, who played Robert Zane, a successful lawyer and father to Markle’s character, Rachel Zane, on the show, worked alongside Markle for four …