British politics Sport

The fan-bashing spirit of the Eighties lives on

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Last updated on Apr 16, 2014 at 12:43 PM
Category: British politics Sport
Arts & Culture Film

Calvary: the sins of the fathers

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Last updated on Apr 16, 2014 at 02:17 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Film
Free speech

Don’t let artistic expression take the rap

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Last updated on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:57 AM
Category: Free speech
Arts & Culture Music

Oasis: bringing some swagger to Shoreditch

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Last updated on Apr 16, 2014 at 03:11 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Music
Therapy culture

‘Emotional capitalists’ need to get a grip

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Last updated on Apr 15, 2014 at 02:10 PM
Category: Therapy culture
Arts & Culture Film Music

Twenty Feet From Stardom: the decline of the pop professional

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Last updated on Apr 15, 2014 at 06:02 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Film Music
Sport

‘Fat Scottish wanker’? It’s just banter

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Last updated on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:40 AM
Category: Sport
Abortion Down with campus censorship! Free speech

Cardiff University: pro-choice, anti-free speech

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Last updated on Apr 16, 2014 at 09:40 AM
Category: Abortion Down with campus censorship! Free speech
Crime and the law

Nigel Evans trial: UK prosecutors are playing God

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Last updated on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:52 AM
Category: Crime and the law
British politics Scotland

If Scotland goes, it should take Northern Ireland with it

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Last updated on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:53 AM
Category: British politics Scotland
Books & Essays review of books, April 2014

Let’s make Paine’s Age of Reason a reality

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Last updated on Apr 14, 2014 at 11:20 AM
Category: Books & Essays review of books, April 2014
Books & Essays India review of books, April 2014

India’s election: the world’s largest question mark

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Last updated on Apr 14, 2014 at 02:16 PM
Category: Books & Essays India review of books, April 2014
Books & Essays review of books, April 2014

Orwell’s war on the ‘smelly little orthodoxies’ of left and right

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Last updated on Apr 14, 2014 at 09:05 AM
Category: Books & Essays review of books, April 2014
Books & Essays Parents and kids review of books, April 2014

Helicopter parents vs cotton-wool kids

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Last updated on Apr 16, 2014 at 11:56 AM
Category: Books & Essays Parents and kids review of books, April 2014
Arts & Culture Books & Essays review of books, April 2014

Matthew Arnold’s error: the state is bad for culture

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Last updated on Apr 14, 2014 at 01:32 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Books & Essays review of books, April 2014
Books & Essays review of books, April 2014 Science and technology

Hi-tech Malthusianism does progress no favours

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:23 PM
Category: Books & Essays review of books, April 2014 Science and technology
Books & Essays review of books, April 2014 Social media

The social life of the networked teen

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 06:21 PM
Category: Books & Essays review of books, April 2014 Social media

The View on the Streets: Ukraine

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Last updated on Apr 12, 2014 at 01:55 PM
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Museums and galleries

Ancient Lives, New Discoveries: unwrapping the mystery of mummies

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Last updated on Apr 10, 2014 at 11:31 AM
Category: Museums and galleries
Celebrity Death and mourning Life

Weeping for Peaches: ersatz grief gone mad

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:05 PM
Category: Celebrity Death and mourning Life
Crime and the law

‘Victims’ justice’ is no justice at all

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:04 PM
Category: Crime and the law
British politics Education

Toby Young vs The Blob

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:08 PM
Category: British politics Education
Arts & Culture Film

Divergent: totalitarianism for teenyboppers

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:06 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Film
Drink and drugs

The war on khat – dumb, baseless and vaguely xenophobic

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:07 PM
Category: Drink and drugs
Free speech Gay marriage USA

The purge of gay-marriage heretics begins

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:07 PM
Category: Free speech Gay marriage USA
British politics MPs’ expenses and the political crisis

The real Miller’s tale: the threat to press freedom

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 03:16 PM
Category: British politics MPs’ expenses and the political crisis
Liberties Smoking

Plain packs: a grotesque illustration of modern politics

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:09 PM
Category: Liberties Smoking
Arts & Culture Film

Starred Up: brilliance behind bars

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:10 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Film
British politics Housing Social policy and the welfare state Welfare

Bedroom-tax protests: a patronising defence of the status quo

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:13 PM
Category: British politics Housing Social policy and the welfare state Welfare
Books & Essays Great War

How the Great War laid waste to liberal education

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:06 PM
Category: Books & Essays Great War
Privacy Science and technology

Brazil: Not the Web We Want

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:14 PM
Category: Privacy Science and technology
Down with campus censorship! Education Free speech

‘I’ve been told that I’m not welcome on campus’

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Last updated on Apr 11, 2014 at 02:16 PM
Category: Down with campus censorship! Education Free speech
Arts & Culture Music

Kurt Cobain: fear and loathing of the fans

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Last updated on Apr 07, 2014 at 09:46 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Music
Health Smoking

Welsh e-cigs ban: liberty goes up in vapour

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Last updated on Apr 07, 2014 at 09:46 AM
Category: Health Smoking
Sport

Should Roy Hodgson ban the WAGs?

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Last updated on Apr 10, 2014 at 08:57 AM
Category: Sport
Arts & Culture Film

Captain America 2: Marvel without the MacGuffins

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 01:39 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Film
Child abuse panic Parents and kids

Is ‘eat your peas!’ emotional abuse?

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 01:39 PM
Category: Child abuse panic Parents and kids
Crime and the law Parents and kids

Cinderella Law: the Grimm fiction of emotional abuse

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 01:18 PM
Category: Crime and the law Parents and kids
Energy Fracking Science and technology

Making the case for shale gas and oil

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Last updated on Apr 08, 2014 at 01:45 PM
Category: Energy Fracking Science and technology
Free speech

Let everyone think what he likes and say what he thinks

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 02:06 PM
Category: Free speech
Free speech USA

We must tolerate assaults on the truths we hold dear

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 01:43 PM
Category: Free speech USA
Free speech

‘Live by the light of your own reason’

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Last updated on Apr 02, 2014 at 04:47 PM
Category: Free speech
Free speech

‘A free press must be free to question everything’

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Last updated on Apr 03, 2014 at 10:41 AM
Category: Free speech
Free speech USA

‘If we hadn’t defended NAMBLA, no one would have’

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 01:44 PM
Category: Free speech USA

Against the tyranny of the majority

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Last updated on Apr 03, 2014 at 10:41 AM
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Free speech Interviews USA

‘Everything should be open to question’

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 01:46 PM
Category: Free speech Interviews USA

‘Football fans are treated like scum by the authorities’

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 02:54 PM
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Europe Free speech

Sweden is no haven of liberty

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 01:48 PM
Category: Europe Free speech
Free speech

Germany’s crusade against ethically incorrect ideas

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Last updated on Apr 08, 2014 at 05:22 PM
Category: Free speech
Arts & Culture Music

Prince: leaving them wanting their money back

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 01:51 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Music
Australia Free speech

Hate speech: bigotry is never better left unsaid

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 01:52 PM
Category: Australia Free speech
Books & Essays Economy

Why CSR is socially irresponsible

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Last updated on Apr 08, 2014 at 02:19 PM
Category: Books & Essays Economy
British politics Gay marriage

Gay marriage: the fastest-formed orthodoxy ever?

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 01:55 PM
Category: British politics Gay marriage
Environment Politics

IPCC: why the end is always nigh

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 01:56 PM
Category: Environment Politics
Books & Essays Economy

CSR: the dangers of ‘doing the right thing’

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Last updated on Apr 04, 2014 at 05:51 PM
Category: Books & Essays Economy
Celebrity Life

Gwyneth and Chris: why celeb-lovers just don’t care

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Last updated on Mar 31, 2014 at 10:47 AM
Category: Celebrity Life
Arts & Culture Books & Essays

Gilbert Stuart: the pathology of genius

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Last updated on Mar 31, 2014 at 07:36 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Books & Essays
Life Sport

Andre Marriner: we all make mistakes

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Last updated on Apr 03, 2014 at 10:49 AM
Category: Life Sport
Energy Fracking Politics

Frack to the future

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:35 PM
Category: Energy Fracking Politics
Arts & Culture TV and radio

Martin Amis’ England: cosy, trite viewing

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:06 PM
Category: Arts & Culture TV and radio
Science and technology Video games

Oculus VR: a gaming revolution

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:08 PM
Category: Science and technology Video games
Arab uprisings Libya

Why Libya should haunt Cameron’s nightmares

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:01 PM
Category: Arab uprisings Libya
Education Free speech

How academia traded freedom for justice

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Category: Education Free speech
Parents and kids TV and radio

Little Girl Lost: why do we ‘walk on by’?

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:07 PM
Category: Parents and kids TV and radio
Europe For Europe, Against the EU

Ukraine: another fine mess EU’ve gotten us into

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 11:58 AM
Category: Europe For Europe, Against the EU
Crime and the law

How UK judges forgot the meaning of ‘liberty’

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:02 PM
Category: Crime and the law
Drink and drugs Life

Cheap booze? Sound as a pound!

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:05 PM
Category: Drink and drugs Life
Environment Science and technology

Using NASA to scare the masses into action

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:05 PM
Category: Environment Science and technology
British politics Politics

A radical redefinition of what radicalism means

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 11:59 AM
Category: British politics Politics
Free speech

Leveson: Liberal UK signs its own death warrant

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Last updated on Apr 01, 2014 at 10:13 PM
Category: Free speech
Guns and shooting Video

What’s wrong with owning firearms?

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Last updated on Mar 24, 2014 at 04:55 PM
Category: Guns and shooting Video
Politics Russia Ukraine

The infantile diplomacy behind demonising Russia

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:32 PM
Category: Politics Russia Ukraine
Neuroscience Parents and kids

Early childhood maketh not the man

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Category: Neuroscience Parents and kids
Parents and kids

Baby Bonds: patronising parents

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Last updated on Mar 28, 2014 at 12:03 PM
Category: Parents and kids
Down with campus censorship! Feminism Life

Lad culture: a defence

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Last updated on Mar 25, 2014 at 04:22 PM
Category: Down with campus censorship! Feminism Life
Feminism USA

Bans won’t help girls become tomorrow’s bosses

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Last updated on Mar 26, 2014 at 11:27 AM
Category: Feminism USA
Life Sport

Manchester United: the emperor has no clothes

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Last updated on Mar 24, 2014 at 12:10 PM
Category: Life Sport
British politics Economy

Go for a full house, George: trust us on everything

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Last updated on Mar 20, 2014 at 01:12 PM
Category: British politics Economy
Abolish the monarchy British politics

Let’s end all monarchical meddling in politics

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Last updated on Mar 21, 2014 at 12:00 PM
Category: Abolish the monarchy British politics
Free speech Sport

Leave the Yids alone

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Last updated on Mar 21, 2014 at 12:01 PM
Category: Free speech Sport
Education Free speech

How trigger warnings shoot down free debate

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Last updated on Mar 21, 2014 at 12:03 PM
Category: Education Free speech
Australia Politics

March in March: why Australia’s left aren’t newsworthy

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Last updated on Mar 20, 2014 at 01:13 PM
Category: Australia Politics
Asia Conspiracy culture Tourism and travel Transport

MH370: conspiracy theorists adore a vacuum

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Last updated on Mar 21, 2014 at 03:20 PM
Category: Asia Conspiracy culture Tourism and travel Transport
Risk Transport

Flying has never been safer

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Last updated on Mar 20, 2014 at 01:14 PM
Category: Risk Transport
Europe Free speech Ukraine

If Europe is so free, why won’t it allow free debate on Ukraine?

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Last updated on Mar 20, 2014 at 01:15 PM
Category: Europe Free speech Ukraine
Economy Life

This Lent, give up austerity

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Last updated on Mar 20, 2014 at 01:15 PM
Category: Economy Life
British politics Economy

There’s nothing radical about today’s rage against inequality

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Last updated on Mar 20, 2014 at 01:16 PM
Category: British politics Economy
Food Obesity Obituaries

Cheers to you, Clarissa Dickson Wright

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Last updated on Mar 20, 2014 at 01:16 PM
Category: Food Obesity Obituaries
Arts & Culture British politics Music

One Direction vs tax avoidance: the problem with pop star politicos

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Last updated on Mar 20, 2014 at 01:17 PM
Category: Arts & Culture British politics Music
British politics Obituaries

How ‘red’ Tony Benn became a ‘national treasure’

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Last updated on Mar 20, 2014 at 01:17 PM
Category: British politics Obituaries
USA

Who are the real bigots in the St Pat’s spat?

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Last updated on Mar 21, 2014 at 03:21 PM
Category: USA

Slashing space budgets – why we can’t let the miserabilists win

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Last updated on Mar 14, 2014 at 06:08 PM
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Arts & Culture Film

Nymphomaniac: sex stripped of meaning

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Last updated on Mar 18, 2014 at 10:59 AM
Category: Arts & Culture Film
Battle of Ideas Video

Putting the past on trial

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Last updated on Mar 14, 2014 at 11:58 AM
Category: Battle of Ideas Video
Australia Drink and drugs

The bores declaring war on Aussie boozing

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Last updated on Mar 17, 2014 at 02:02 PM
Category: Australia Drink and drugs
Life Sport

Football’s moralists should butt out over Pardew

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Last updated on Mar 17, 2014 at 02:00 PM
Category: Life Sport

The Grand Budapest Hotel: another pastel-clad cameo fest

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Last updated on Mar 14, 2014 at 03:21 PM
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Arts & Culture Film

Rise of an Empire: a gross misadventure

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Last updated on Mar 15, 2014 at 12:32 PM
Category: Arts & Culture Film
Slavery and trafficking

Slavery reparations: chaining the Caribbean to its past

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Last updated on Mar 14, 2014 at 03:24 PM
Category: Slavery and trafficking
Liberties

Busking: keep the streets free for music

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Last updated on Mar 14, 2014 at 03:26 PM
Category: Liberties