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Mandela: My Prisoner, My Friend

An affecting memoir by Nelson Mandela's jailer.
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The urgency of peace

Peace between Israel and Hamas must be founded on justice, not merely a cessation of…
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Temper, temper

The four temperaments are a tried and true aid to self-knowledge.
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China’s (pet) population rising fast

Are pets a good substitute for actual children?
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Dawkins, and what to do about a baby with Downs

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Millennials: the “nice” generation?

Would you say that those born between 1980 and 2000 are “empathetic”?
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No rush to the registry office by UK same-sex couples

Official figures show a modest take-up of the "marriage" option.
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There is no such thing as anonymity in social media

Not when so many sources want the information.
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Exiles from Troy discover the New World

Mystery, humor and an endearing young sleuth.
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Who knows what the future of healthcare will bring?

We cannot assume that we know what future health costs will be.
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Non-married mums are less likely to breastfeed

In other words, wedlock fosters infant wellbeing.
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An enduring appeal

Twenty years ago, Horrid Henry hit the shelves.
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Just what the doctor did NOT order: The doctorbot

The art of medicine is to persuade the patient at risk to help himself heal.
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Islam’s moderate voices drowned out by extremists

The overwhelming majority of Muslims want nothing to do with terrorism.
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Dining alone, or alone together

More people live alone and others seem to prefer their own company at the table.
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Parody The Matrix? In Lego?

The hugely popular Lego move is by turns hilarious and surreal.
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After 65 years, is China ready to embrace the Pope?

The Church has sought engagement with China since the 13th century and will not give up anytime soon.
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Will we all be African one day soon?

By the end of this century 40% of all humans will be African - a radical demographic change.
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ISIS intended to send a personal message to the US

It worked, though maybe not as that murderous gang expected.
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And how a big wedding can give your marriage a real boost.
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Shifting sands

Think that legalizing same-sex marriage won't affect its supporters' moral standards? Think again.
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Can a twelve year old save the day?

The real hero of fairy tales
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Married parents vs cohabiting parents

Married parents are economically advantaged and less likely to separate.
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Do new media challenge police violence?

Yes. Suggestion to chief: Send next departmental memo to your procedures manual authors. Not to God.
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Europe’s malaise: the new normal?

Europe has been mired in an economic crisis of slow growth and high unemployment for half a decade now.
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Is Ferguson a flash point for social change?

Or another flash in the pan soon to be extinguished and forgotten?
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Eugenics wasn’t always a dirty word

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A third way between gays and bigots

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Niger: the most fertile nation on earth

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