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A decade of debate over Dolly
Michael Cook | 27 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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Despite ten years of palaver, scientists use a primitive ethical system for evaluating the science and technology of cloning.


Oscar night: vulgar, vain and unmissable
William Park | 27 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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It was not a vintage year for Hollywood, but the spectacle of the Academy Awards has not lost its thrill for this reviewer.


Trashing the icon of altruism
Sheila Liaugminas | 27 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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A new book puts the boot into Mother Teresa of Calcutta and treats her as a sanctimonious celebrity.


Winning Muslim hearts with Eminem
Robert R. Reilly | 27 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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Whose bright idea was it to draft pop stars like Eminem and Britney Spears into the battle of ideas against Islamic terrorism?


Breach
William Park | 27 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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A spy thriller takes a look at the mystery of evil through the case of an FBI agent who became the most damaging traitor in US history. 


The Battle For Spain
Michael Cook | 26 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
tags: book reviews, Spain
A new history of the Spanish Civil War raises painful questions about both sides in the bloody curtain-raiser for World War II.


Fighting an addiction bureaucracy
Phillip Elias | 22 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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A British doctor insists that drug addiction is not a disease, but a response to personal and existential problems -- and can be cured by an effort of the will.


A Perfect Mess
Francis Phillips | 21 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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Consoling advice is not always the best advice, especially for victims of self-imposed disorder.


Where witchcraft is far from dead
Martyn Drakard | 19 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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Rich and educated Africans are consulting witches to keep up their image and expensive lifestyles.


Israeli-Palestinian conflict: dreams without vision
Alejandro Bertelsen | 15 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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An expatriate living in Jerusalem concludes that nothing has changed politically in ten years because leaders have been playing their own game. But there have been exceptions.


No simple victory
Michael Cook | 14 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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A new history of the Second World War challenges the view that it was 'a good war'.


FOCUS ON FASHION
Promoting models of health
Caitlin Forst | 14 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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A conference at the AltaRoma appeals for ethical standards in the fashion industry.


FOCUS ON FASHION
A triumph of style over fashion
Mary Sheehan Warren | 13 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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For the fashion-challenged woman - a book that could change your life.


Abe Lincoln’s surprising strength
Theron Bowers | 11 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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On the Great Emancipator’s birthday the question of his depression deserves more than a 30-second, feel-good pitch from CBS Cares.


Are monkeys moral?
Richard Umbers | 09 February 2007 | FEATURES |  
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A new book by an eminent evolutionist claims that they are.


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