Beyonce’s Godiva moment

Beyonce was inspired by Lady Godiva for the cover of her upcoming album Renaissance. After releasing her previous two albums Beyonce announced the album’s title and 29 July release date last month before dropping its lead single, the house-influence Break My Soul. She rolled out the album’s cover artwork which depicts her in a minimalist…

Our Cultural obsession with unequal and unfaithful relationship

I am a Fan, is filled with blogs or Instagram posts, mining the darkest depths of seduction and charts the moods and frustrations of an unnamed woman in thrall to a toxic older lover. North London-born, Sheena Patel, who was chosen as one of the Observer’s Top 10 best debut novelists, uses the story of…

Battle of our wallets and freedom

Paying in cash, like using a payphone or typewriter, is often sniffed in our cashless society, as your pound and penny coins, and notes are treated as inconvenient and dirty products of the past, and wonder who gets left behind? Are we seeing the end of true privacy as the cashless future take-over? You could pay…

Global Phenomenon White Privilege with its root in colonialism

Chandran Nair, Founder of Hong Kong think tank and CEO of Global Institute for Tomorrow (GIFT) reveal how a belief in the innate superiority of White people in Western culture, once the driving force behind imperialism, is now woven into the very fabric of globalization. Nair’s parents migrated from India and went to Kuala Lumpur…

Embrace Change

Professor Lynda Gratton‘s thirty years of research into the technological, demographic, cultural, and societal trends that are shaping work and building on what we learned through our experiences of the global pandemic, has presented us with her four-step innovative framework for redesigning work that will help you. Gratton is the global thought-leader on the future…

Federal Reserves actions prevented the collapse of US economy

On January 29, 2020, Jay Powell gave the first press conference of his third year as chair of the Federal Reserve, by flipping open a white binder, looking up briefly to welcome the assembled reporters, and then looking down to read his preprepared statement. His demeanour was low key but his message was upbeat: the…

GE’s boss’s influence

David Gelles, New York Times reporter, former financial Times reporter and  “Corner Office” columnist reveals legendary GE CEO Jack Welch to be the root of all that’s wrong with capitalism today and offers advice on how we might right those wrongs. In 1981, Jack Welch, a scrappy Boston-born outsider, who was the surprise choice for…

Development : Winners and losers

To eradicate extreme poverty there should be a generation of the explosive growth of the sort mustered by Japan, South Korea, and China, and more recently countries like Vietnam and Bangladesh have reached economic escape velocity, In the last thirty years, the developing world has undergone tremendous changes as overall poverty has fallen, people live…

League of London’s billionaires

Caroline Knowles delves into London’s plutocrat’s paradise with more resident billionaires than New York, Hong Kong, or Moscow. Far from trickling down, their wealth is burning up the environment and swallowing up the city. Knowles walks the streets of London from the City to suburban Surrey Via Kensington, Notting Hill, Mayfair, and elsewhere. Her walks…

Seagrass vital for the environment

Cornwall Wildlife Trust is doing the sea search driving project, a partnership between the Marine Conservation Society and other organisations, which collets species and habitat information from all around the UK and sees seagrass for the first time. And their critical importance to human health and wellbeing. Seagrasses are marine flowering plants, located in shallow,…