Monday, 20 December 2021

What's so social about social media? The impact of social media on political debate and discourse

It is estimated that we spend on average six years and eight months of our lives on social media sites. Inevitably, this is going to have an effect on how we perceive current affairs, decision-making and events around us. It can also colour our perception of those with a counter view to our own.

In this paper, thought is given to the damage which has occurred as a result of the social media dynamic on our politics, while recommendations set challenges not just for tech companies but also for our own self-discipline so that we can expose ourselves to a range of moderated and constructively challenging views.

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Beyond Sanctuary: Moving the debate from the event of immigration to the process of integration

There is a need to entirely re-think how Britain regards immigration in general and asylum in particular.  The short-term political advantag...