Politics

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Environmentalism as a religion

Whether or not we all carry some sort of a “God gene” or are otherwise hardwired by the evolution for religious beliefs, it seems that spirituality of some sort has …

17-september

The Fourth Partition

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slavery

1619 and all that

childcare

Who will mind the childminders?

Culture

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Pussy Galore in the new Bond

The meh news of the day: Since Daniel Craig announced he was standing down as James Bond, debate has raged whether the next 007 should be a woman, or black. …

History

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17-september

The Fourth Partition

It’s 2019, so over the next few years we will memorate a number of 80th anniversaries connected with the Second World War. British people will be reminded of their darkest …

Unapologetic

Books

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Monte Cassino, great-grandfather and a bear

On May 18, the day Australia goes to the polls, on the other side of the world we will be memorating the 75th anniversary of the end of the bloodiest …

Hands off my books, Marie

WTF

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Happy birthday to a broken escalator

Probably not as funny as residents of Toronto creating an impromptu roadside?shrine to a dead raccoon, whom the city council workers have not cleaned up for 12 hours, but in …

Lending a pinching hand

Love

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Think Feministically, Act Old-fashionally

Equality – good in theory, doesn’t necessarily work for you in practice: Marriage rates have steadily declined over the past few decades, and now researchers from Cornell University are offering …