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Wellbeing: how living well together works for the common good

Franzi/Shutterstock Iza Kavedžija, University of Cambridge The World Health Organization (WHO) describes mental health as “a state of wellbeing in which an individual realises his or her own abilities, can cope with the normal stresses of life, can work productively and is able to make a contribution to his or her community”. In its definition, the WHO emphasises the importance …

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De la Syrie à l’Ukraine, les crimes de guerre de Vladimir Poutine

Nicolas Tenzer, Sciences Po Beaucoup l’ont dit et répété à l’envi ces derniers jours : les crimes de guerre, voire contre l’humanité ou de génocide, commis par le régime russe en Ukraine, s’inscrivent dans la lignée de ceux perpétrés en Syrie depuis 2015 et en Tchétchénie en 1999-2000. À Marioupol, Boutcha, Kramatorsk, Borodianka, chaque jour apporte son lot de révélations macabres. …

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Hiring friends and family might actually be good for business – new research

‘He’s a bit stupid but we go wayyyy back.’ fizkes Sheheryar Banuri, University of East Anglia Mark Zuckerberg, the CEO of Meta/Facebook, recently remarked in a podcast interview that when it came to hiring new staff, his preference was people whose “values aligned in the things that you care about”. This, he said, was akin to “choosing a friend or …

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