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The Guardian: Jenny Valentish: ‘It can rewire people’s brains’: how traumatised veterans turned to underground MDMA therapy

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Six word stories #30

The London Economic: Jack Peat: The combined wealth of the richest 1000 people in the UK has increased by 183 per cent over the past 10 years

Just let that headline sink in for a moment. “The combined wealth of the richest 1,000 people in the UK has increased by 183 per cent over the past 10 years.” 183 per cent. One hundred and eighty three per cent. Combined wealth in 2009, £256 billion. Combined wealth in 2018, £724 billion. Seven hundred and twenty four billion pounds. They have made £468 billion in the ten years we have seen Nurses using food banks. They have made £468 million each in the ten years we have seen disabled people taking their own lives because their benefits have been cut. They made almost £47 million a year each in the ten years that has seen assaults involving a sharp instrument rise 15%. How has that been allowed to happen?

Ask your MP to attend crucial Commons vote on civil partnerships on Friday 26th October

Now This: Your phone screen could be slowly blinding you

TED2018: Liv Boeree: 3 lessons on decision-making from a poker champion

Watched The Death of Stalin (2017)

Bear Grylls : STOP Bear Grylls Exploiting Marine Animals at his Adventure Park Experience – Sign the Petition!

Hiding under Clapham South Tube Station is one of London’s most impressive deep-level shelters.

Bacteria Hidden Under Our Feet May Be a New Weapon Against Superbugs

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