Bringing home the bacon: What ‘Peppa Pig’ can tell us about work

With seven series and 368 pithy episodes, Peppa Pig has impacted the lives and outlooks of countless children and parents alike. But what can our porcine heroine and her pals tell us about the world of work?

How should we frame talk on abortion post-Roe?

The United States Supreme Court decision to overturn Roe v. Wade could spell the beginning of a rolling back of reproductive rights across Europe and delay advances in reproductive care across the world. To counter this, we need to be smart, loud and inclusive.

How the British socialist fell in love with the German conservative

Since I moved to Germany in 2013, all I’ve ever known is Merkel. And in that time, I confess – I’ve caught feelings. How did it happen that a dyed-in-the wool socialist fell for Angela Merkel?

Women and alcohol: how the WHO got it so wrong

When the World Health Organisation’s (WHO) Department of Mental Health and Substance Use published the first draft of its Global Alcohol Action Plan 2022-2030 last week, a single clause in the 37-page document drew heavy criticism.In it, the WHO appeared to be advocating that women of childbearing age should not drink alcohol. At all…