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  1. Is laughter good for the mind? For philosopher Henri Bergson, laughter solves a serious human conundrum: how to keep our minds and social lives elastic.

  2. Will modern factory farming create more pandemics? Cheap meat production poses huge health risks to humans and animals – and meat factories have become breeding grounds for Covid-19.

  3. Is “skin hunger” making us miserable? For many people, these past few months in lockdown might be the longest they have ever gone without physical contact with a friend.

  4. Should we eat more like the Japanese? They have one of the highest life expectancies in the world. Is part of it down to what they are putting on their plates?

  5. Should we abolish all prisons? Abolition means not just the closing of prisons but the presence, instead, of vital systems of support that many communities lack.

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