Arts & Culture Music Obituaries

Aretha Franklin, voice of freedom

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 06:10 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Music Obituaries
Free speech Press freedom

Press freedom is too important to entrust to judges – or government

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 02:34 PM
Category: Free speech Press freedom
Europe Terrorism

Barcelona, one year on

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:25 AM
Category: Europe Terrorism
Free speech Religion and atheism

‘We can’t let the Islamists win’

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 03:48 PM
Category: Free speech Religion and atheism
Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Mark Thomas: the Fringe’s great storyteller

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:29 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival Theatre
Science and technology Space

Within touching distance of the Sun

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:36 AM
Category: Science and technology Space
British politics For Europe, Against the EU

The terrible price of a ‘People’s Vote’

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:20 AM
Category: British politics For Europe, Against the EU
Architecture and planning For Europe, Against the EU Italy

Genoa: notes on a disaster

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:23 AM
Category: Architecture and planning For Europe, Against the EU Italy
Arts & Culture Film

Why shouldn’t straight actors play gay characters?

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:27 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Film

Underground Railroad Game: extraordinary theatre

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:27 AM
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Anti-Semitism British politics Religion and atheism

Identity politics has conquered the Westminster bubble

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:22 AM
Category: Anti-Semitism British politics Religion and atheism
Politics Race US Election 2016 USA

Where are all the white supremacists?

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:25 AM
Category: Politics Race US Election 2016 USA
Arts & Culture Film Race

Why Idris Elba shouldn’t play James Bond

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 12:56 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Film Race
British politics

Cartoon: Johannes Leak on the Boris-burqa scandal

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:27 AM
Category: British politics
Anti-Semitism British politics

Corbyn and Munich: this really matters

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:23 AM
Category: Anti-Semitism British politics
Child abuse panic Crime and the law

Operation Yewtree: the moral panic that ruined lives

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:24 AM
Category: Child abuse panic Crime and the law
Euthanasia

Giving a green light to euthanasia

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:26 AM
Category: Euthanasia

Can poetry survive outrage culture?

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:26 AM
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Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Huff: an unflinching look at indigenous life

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:28 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival Theatre
Middle East

The destruction of Yemen

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:21 AM
Category: Middle East
Education Mental health

Sam Gyimah: the minister for philistinism

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:24 AM
Category: Education Mental health
Feminism USA

No, an invitation to debate isn’t a catcall

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:24 AM
Category: Feminism USA
Arts & Culture Free speech

MagicGate: game culture’s new civil war

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:26 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Free speech
Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival

Famous Puppet Death Scenes: oddly moving

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:28 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival

Sarah Callaghan: older and wiser

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Last updated on Aug 17, 2018 at 11:28 AM
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Books & Essays Europe For Europe, Against the EU

Whither Podemos?

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Last updated on Aug 13, 2018 at 04:20 PM
Category: Books & Essays Europe For Europe, Against the EU
Books & Essays Social media

The elites vs social media

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Last updated on Aug 13, 2018 at 04:24 PM
Category: Books & Essays Social media
Books & Essays For Europe, Against the EU

Democracy’s shadow

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Last updated on Aug 13, 2018 at 10:36 PM
Category: Books & Essays For Europe, Against the EU
Books & Essays USA

The myth of a New Nazism

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Last updated on Aug 13, 2018 at 04:26 PM
Category: Books & Essays USA
Books & Essays British politics For Europe, Against the EU

Everything has changed

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Last updated on Aug 13, 2018 at 04:26 PM
Category: Books & Essays British politics For Europe, Against the EU
Books & Essays Italy

Italy: the rise of the techno-populists

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Last updated on Aug 13, 2018 at 11:44 PM
Category: Books & Essays Italy
British politics Free speech Religion and atheism Video

‘We must have the freedom to blaspheme’

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:28 AM
Category: British politics Free speech Religion and atheism Video
British politics Free speech Religion and atheism

Who’s really racist - Boris or his critics?

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Last updated on Aug 12, 2018 at 10:47 PM
Category: British politics Free speech Religion and atheism
British politics For Europe, Against the EU Free speech Religion and atheism

Boris burqa row: another excuse to bash Brexit voters

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Last updated on Aug 12, 2018 at 10:47 PM
Category: British politics For Europe, Against the EU Free speech Religion and atheism
Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival

The problem with ‘woke’ comedy

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Last updated on Aug 12, 2018 at 10:47 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival
Child abuse panic Europe

The dystopia of the child-protection industry

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:35 AM
Category: Child abuse panic Europe
Europe Immigration

A feeling of apartheid in Holland

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:37 AM
Category: Europe Immigration
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival Theatre

Status: citizens of nowhere?

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:45 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival Theatre
Comedy Edinburgh Festival Music Theatre

Voldemort: a foul-mouthed Potter parody

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:46 AM
Category: Comedy Edinburgh Festival Music Theatre
Gay rights

The problem with gay surrogacy

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:32 AM
Category: Gay rights
Education

Leave those kids alone

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:33 AM
Category: Education
Mental health

How feminism makes life harder for girls

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:37 AM
Category: Mental health
Mental health Science and technology Social media

No, we are not addicted to smartphones

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:44 AM
Category: Mental health Science and technology Social media
Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival Theatre

The Song of Lunch: stilted but serviceable

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:46 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Edinburgh Festival Theatre
Free speech Politics

They’re not book-burners — they’re morons

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:43 AM
Category: Free speech Politics
Free speech

Alex Jones and the rise of corporate censorship

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:34 AM
Category: Free speech
British politics Race Religion and atheism

Boris’s burqa-bashing is not ‘Islamophobic’

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:34 AM
Category: British politics Race Religion and atheism
Africa

Zimbabwe: a victory for Mugabeism

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:35 AM
Category: Africa
Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival

Felicity Ward: a sharp and lovable return

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:44 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival
Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival

Mark Watson gets personal

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:45 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Comedy Edinburgh Festival
Free speech

How the left made Tommy Robinson

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:36 AM
Category: Free speech
Anti-Semitism

Why Labour has a problem with Jews

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:31 AM
Category: Anti-Semitism

Sarah Jeong and the battle of the Twittermobs

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:42 AM
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Crime and the law

The UK has abandoned the presumption of innocence

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Last updated on Aug 10, 2018 at 10:36 AM
Category: Crime and the law
Interviews

‘This is just a smear campaign’

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Last updated on Aug 06, 2018 at 03:02 PM
Category: Interviews
Feminism Love and sex

The #MeToo suicides

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Last updated on Aug 06, 2018 at 03:03 PM
Category: Feminism Love and sex
Arts & Culture Books & Essays

Nietzsche and the struggle against nihilism

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Last updated on Aug 06, 2018 at 03:03 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Books & Essays
Books & Essays British politics Race

Diversity: the new favouritism

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Last updated on Aug 06, 2018 at 07:22 PM
Category: Books & Essays British politics Race
Gay rights

More Trans Pride? Oh please, no

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:50 AM
Category: Gay rights
Domestic violence Feminism

No, women aren’t at risk from men

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:55 AM
Category: Domestic violence Feminism
Arts & Culture Books & Essays

William Blake: poet of the human potential

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Last updated on Aug 06, 2018 at 03:03 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Books & Essays
Mental health

Antidepressants are not the answer

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:59 AM
Category: Mental health
Free speech USA

The ACLU is turning its back on free speech

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:48 AM
Category: Free speech USA
British politics For Europe, Against the EU

Labour’s turn against the masses

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:56 AM
Category: British politics For Europe, Against the EU

Abortion pills are safe and simple

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:58 AM
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Press freedom

The chilling effect of the Cliff Richard ruling

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Category: Press freedom
Feminism Love and sex TV and radio

Love Island: the antidote to feminist miserabilism

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:51 AM
Category: Feminism Love and sex TV and radio

Maybe this heatwave is just a heatwave

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:56 AM
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Crime and the law London

Why is crime in London rising?

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 12:04 PM
Category: Crime and the law London
Parents and kids

Stop putting pressure on new mums

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 12:00 PM
Category: Parents and kids
British politics For Europe, Against the EU

The Remainer politics of fear has become unhinged

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:48 AM
Category: British politics For Europe, Against the EU
British politics For Europe, Against the EU Free speech

Now MPs want to police political discussion

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:50 AM
Category: British politics For Europe, Against the EU Free speech
British politics For Europe, Against the EU

Who really exploited Jo Cox’s murder?

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:57 AM
Category: British politics For Europe, Against the EU
Celebrity Race

Anne Hathaway and the woke woman’s burden

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Last updated on Aug 03, 2018 at 11:57 AM
Category: Celebrity Race
British politics For Europe, Against the EU Interviews

‘I trust Jeremy on Brexit more than I trust the Tories’

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Last updated on Jul 30, 2018 at 02:11 PM
Category: British politics For Europe, Against the EU Interviews
Politics USA

A new socialist America? Calm down

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Last updated on Jul 31, 2018 at 10:35 AM
Category: Politics USA
Arts & Culture

Dorothea Lange can speak for herself

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Last updated on Jul 31, 2018 at 10:35 AM
Category: Arts & Culture
British politics

The persecution of Sarah Champion

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 09:46 AM
Category: British politics
For Europe, Against the EU

The Gary Lineker delusion

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 10:17 AM
Category: For Europe, Against the EU
Child abuse panic Press freedom Privacy

Defend our privacy - oppose their privacy laws

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 10:38 AM
Category: Child abuse panic Press freedom Privacy
Feminism

The rise of the female breadwinner

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 09:41 AM
Category: Feminism
Iran Middle East USA

The madness of war with Iran

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 02:06 PM
Category: Iran Middle East USA
Comedy Free speech

The death of Godfrey Elfwick

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 09:41 AM
Category: Comedy Free speech
Europe

The rise of the Sweden Democrats

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 02:03 PM
Category: Europe
Feminism

Not everything is a feminist issue

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 09:43 AM
Category: Feminism

British transport: going nowhere fast

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 02:07 PM
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Dump Farage - McCarthyism masquerading as radicalism

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 09:45 AM
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Terrorism

Let them be executed

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 09:38 AM
Category: Terrorism

Fake news is no threat to democracy

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 09:48 AM
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Germany Sport World Cup

Why Ozil’s resignation has rocked Germany

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 01:24 PM
Category: Germany Sport World Cup
Feminism US Election 2016 USA

It’s wrong to vote for women just because they’re women

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 09:49 AM
Category: Feminism US Election 2016 USA
Free speech Social media

We shouldn’t rely on Facebook to tell us what is true

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 09:43 AM
Category: Free speech Social media
Politics

The flight of the elites from the nation state

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 09:38 AM
Category: Politics
Books & Essays British politics

The inequality syndrome

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 02:02 PM
Category: Books & Essays British politics
Film Free speech

James Gunn: brought down by right-wing snowflakes

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Last updated on Jul 27, 2018 at 09:45 AM
Category: Film Free speech
Child abuse panic Press freedom

Cliff Richard’s win is our loss

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Last updated on Jul 24, 2018 at 04:01 PM
Category: Child abuse panic Press freedom

Let’s celebrate the ingenuity of IVF

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Last updated on Jul 24, 2018 at 01:46 PM
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Politics

Why liberals bash Trump but ignore dictators

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Last updated on Jul 24, 2018 at 01:46 PM
Category: Politics
Gay rights

We need to talk about the Q

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Last updated on Jul 20, 2018 at 06:42 PM
Category: Gay rights
Anti-Semitism British politics

Labour’s problem with Jews is getting worse

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Last updated on Jul 20, 2018 at 05:50 PM
Category: Anti-Semitism British politics