The Inquiry

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Has the war in Ukraine sparked a global food crisis?

Each year, Ukraine exports enough food to feed 400 million people around the world. But the...

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Is Spotify killing the music industry?

Not so long ago the music industry was threatened like it had never been before as online piracy...

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How do you live to be 100?

There was a time when living to 100 seemed impossible, but not any longer. Can the process of...

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Why did China ban Spider-Man?

Ever since Hollywood entered the Chinese market in the early '90s, the importance of Chinese...

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Is inflation out of control?

The Covid-19 pandemic forced countries all over the world to close entire industries and force...

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How do pandemics end?

After two really difficult years living in the grip of Covid 19, restrictions are winding down...

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Will abortion be banned in America?

A leaked document from America’s highest court suggests that it is ready to strike down a...

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What’s the truth about Hunter Biden’s laptop?

Three weeks before the 2020 US presidential election a newspaper published contents of a laptop...

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Can Europe give up Russian gas?

Since the invasion of Ukraine, European countries have sought alternatives to Russian gas. There...

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Why did Sri Lanka’s organic farming dream fail?

In 2021 the president of Sri Lanka announced a total ban on chemical fertilizer and pesticides....

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Can we create a universal Covid vaccine?

Can scientists develop a vaccine which can combat the coronavirus and all its variants? There...

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Are drones the future of warfare?

Throughout history nations have competed to exert the latest military developments over their...

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Can Putin be prosecuted for war crimes?

On Wednesday 23 March the US administration declared that Russian troops had committed war crimes...

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Why is Russia’s invasion plan failing?

Russia's military dwarfs Ukraine's by comparison, so it was expected that Ukraine would fall...

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Who are the Wagner Group, and why are they in Ukraine?

According to media reports, Ukraine's President, Volodymyr Zelensky, has survived two...

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Does Putin’s view of history explain why he invaded Ukraine?

Russia’s President Vladimir Putin has offered historical justification for his invasion of...

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Will sanctions stop Russia in Ukraine?

As economic sanctions are applied to Russia over its invasion of Ukraine, will they help force it...

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What’s happened to the left in France?

Left wing political parties in France have lost considerable popular support in the last decade....

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What will end the war in Yemen?

One of the world's largest humanitarian crises plagues the people of Yemen who have endured...

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Why have military coups returned to West Africa?

Elected governments have been overthrown by military coups in Burkina Faso, Mali and Guinea. Each...

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