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Remembering Auschwitz

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How Winston Churchill lost the 1945 election

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Yes, Africa will feed itself within the next 15 years

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The Middle East’s vanishing Christians

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The new economics of development: from below, starting with the family

Pouring money in at the top, controlling life at its source, is so last century.
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Will automation also steal jobs that require intelligence? Part II

People don't want jobs they enjoy ended.
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Fighting the war at home

Young Ike dreams of joining the army.
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Will automation also steal jobs that require intelligence? Part I

There aren’t easy answers.
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Why “move fast and break things” doesn’t work in the real world

The real world has no back browser button.
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Children facing starvation

Mamo and Dani learn to survive on the streets of an Ethiopian city.
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Does modern technology promote pop culture nihilism?

Pop culture nihilism in fashion and movies
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You’ve heard of the internet of things. Behold the internet of me

... where "me" becomes just another thing.
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Canada’s medical totalitarians

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Don't risk relationship satisfaction.
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Charley wants to save lives by killing others.
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Dignity has less to do with autonomy or independence than with intrinsic worth and the ability to flourish.
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Yes, if that were possible.
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Japanese Village of the Dolls

Dolls are perfect for filling up a town which has no people.
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A growing number of Europeans believe that people from other cultures are threatening their national identities and livelihoods.
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You!
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#TearsForBaga: the mystery of the missing hashtag

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