Thomas Bartley

It’s the economy, stupid. Or is it?

It is a phrase which has come to mean dogma for politicians across the world. First coined by James Carville, a strategist on Bill Clinton’s 1992 presidential campaign, ‘It’s the economy, stupid’ has long spoken to the belief that it is ultimately the nation’s finances which govern election fortunes. But...
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Posted Feb. 20, 2024

Klopp echoes Shankly and Dalglish in surprising Liverpool departure

Departing football managers can usually predetermine little aside from the method of their execution. But after nine superb years which have produced a Premier League title and Champions League victory, Jürgen Klopp has earned far more than that. The news of his surprising departure on Friday 26 January sent shockwaves...
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Posted Feb. 10, 2024

‘Hello! I’m your therapist!’: can AI help mental health?

With mental health services under significant strain, patients are increasingly looking for new options. Online treatments have already experienced a notable surge, with platforms such as BetterHelp seeing a huge rise in revenues. But could technology’s relationship with therapy go even further, courtesy of AI? The use of artificial intelligence...
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Posted Feb. 6, 2024