Is the CCP guilty of crimes against humanity?

The religion, education, culture and language of China’s ethnic minorities are being forcibly constrained and changed

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Thousands of new French windfarms — but no reduction in carbon emissions

‘Wind and solar power make it impossible for France to close down its remaining fossil fuel power stations’

Dread, time and the pandemic

Søren Kierkegaard’s reflections on worry are useful reading for those in lockdown

Staking claims on thin ice: the new Silk Road

Shipping routes are opening up in the Arctic due to climate change. This is a development fraught with environmental and geopolitical risk

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The great communicator

Barack Obama was a political superstar who overcame astronomical odds, but he was also the product of a ruthlessly professional operation

Minds of their own

Contagious curiosity about the way consciousness works

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Civilisation

The year of viewing dangerously

Television in 2020 has been prescient, poignant and palliative

Quality not quantity

Those who call Kubrick the greatest director in the history of cinema really do have a point

The great communicator

Barack Obama was a political superstar who overcame astronomical odds, but he was also the product of a ruthlessly professional operation

Minds of their own

Contagious curiosity about the way consciousness works
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