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Egyptian Christians cautiously optimistic

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Does high tech necessarily lead to grievous inequality, and anyway does it matter?

Does the unequal ability to buy a Ferrari really cause much non-self-inflicted suffering?
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Blood is thicker than water

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Bigger the wedding, more likely the divorce?

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The slow death of traditional media

I left a proposed comfortable life in the academy to be a journalist. But times change.
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A renewed global focus on the rights of children

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“There is no future for a society of self-absorbed individuals”

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