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US tax laws fuel Amazon job cuts

WHO: Prof Paul Dobson

"Job cuts under the guise of streamlining operations at Amazon signal a change in direction for the global giant, with a focus on profitability and not just sales growth."

Ethics in theatre needs to start in drama school

WHO: Dr Daniel Foster

“Teaching ethics to theatre students will only lead to better art, to more creative, more truly collaborative, and even more daring solutions to problems."

Calais refugee announcement falls short

WHO: Dr Alexandria Innes and Ms Hari Reed

“Increased security measures do nothing to address the real issue and are historically ineffective in reducing irregular migration.”

Trump’s base emboldened by comments

WHO: Dr Michael Frazer

"This sort of language, with its frisson of the forbidden, is exactly what Trump's base most wants to hear."

Time to listen to women in the entertainment industry

WHO: Dr Helen Warner

“The Golden Globe awards represents an historic moment in which women of Hollywood not only spoke out but also listened."

Deal is a step towards "smooth and structured" EU withdrawal

WHO: Dr Nikos Skoutaris

"Today's agreement...is a step towards a smooth and structured withdrawal of the UK from the EU."

Co-op’s ‘best before’ reversal is a win-win

WHO: Ms Ratula Chakraborty

"Hopefully other retailers will follow the Co-op’s lead and in the process support thrifty shopping and reducing food waste.”

Supreme Court examines reforms to protect rights

WHO: Mr Joe Purshouse

"The Supreme Court will examine whether these reforms went far enough to protect the fundamental human rights of job applicants, having particular regard to privacy and the presumption of innocence.”

UK could face cliff-edge exit from EU

WHO: Dr Nikos Skoutaris

"Parliament will be able to vote on a final deal but if they reject that deal the UK will be facing a cliff-edge exit from the EU."

Government bill to cap energy prices

WHO: Dr David Deller

“The performance of the price cap will ultimately depend on its detailed design. Rather than legislating to introduce a price cap, the government is expected to legislate to make it easier for Ofgem to impose a price cap."

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