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    Challenge yourself: from PositionDial self-discovery to Election engagement

Challenge yourself: from PositionDial self-discovery to Election engagement

This article is written by Mariam Cook, founder of PositionDial. She was a speaker at Polis 2014 and also gave a Lunchtime Talk in Michaelmas 2014, a student review of which can be seen here.

PositionDial is a new way of working out your political position, keeping up to date with news and views from all sides, and seeing who […]

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Polis Lunchtime Talks, Lent Term 2015 – Podcasts

Throughout the term, Polis hosted a brilliant range of media practitioners on Wednesday lunchtimes to discuss their roles and experiences of the sector. Catch up with the podcasts in this post.

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Why great brands tell a story

Ever wonder why every time you log into a social networking site like Facebook or Youtube or even an online retail website like Amazon or Ebay, you are encountered with advertisements of products ‘you may like’ or things you just might be looking for? To shed light into the new age model of marketing, Melissa Hopkins, an independent brand […]

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A Message of Inspiration: Promoting Olympic Sports

This article is by LSE MSc student Jon Ray

During the emerging sports analytics era, human performance has increasingly been reduced to statistical likelihoods and skill indicators. The humanity in participation is losing its significance. In the NBA, athletes, like James Harden have epitomized this shift. Commentators would have once called him an ‘assassin’ or some other hyperbolic, emotional phrase, […]

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What Capitalism isn’t and what it could be

This article is by LSE MSc student and Polis intern Pressiana Naydenova

Reforming the religion of Economics
Many of us do not question the current economic system because it requires effort to acquaint ourselves with the terminology behind which the biggest financial players hide their mistakes. Mistakes that often directly affect us. One of the more worrying elements of Eve Poole’s […]

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