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Fat: A Cultural History of Obesity

Sander L Gilman delves into culture to demonstrate that our belief that fat can be identified with a number of character flaws…

  • Wed Apr 1 03:44:00 2009
  • Rank: 100

Facing history in Cambodia

Why Cambodians need the Khmer Rouge on trial, by *Tom Fawthrop*.…

  • Sun Mar 1 19:57:00 2009
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A brief history of Afghanistan

The fighting, the pain and the hunger for change…

  • Sun Nov 2 01:40:00 2008
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A short history of TAXATION

A history of the eternal fate of taxation: to be the abused or abusive means towards noble or ignoble ends, never quite able to escape its association with extortion and war.…

  • Thu Oct 2 02:11:00 2008
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The Rebels' Hour

*Lieve Joris*'s spellbinding account of the recent ill-starred history of the Democratic Republic of Congo.…

  • Wed Oct 1 22:57:00 2008
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The Polymer Revolution

A history of plastic.…

  • Tue Sep 2 00:30:00 2008
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For our convenience

Toilets have been around since the days of Elizabeth I…

  • Fri Aug 1 23:05:00 2008
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Nuclear weapons: a history

From the Manhattan Project and Hiroshima, to the Cold War, North Korea and beyond, nuclear fission has changed everything.…

  • Mon Jun 2 02:06:00 2008
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In Search of Santa

Ho, ho, ho! The Radio New Internationalist team had a good laugh when we found out where Santa - or St Nicholas - really came from…

  • Wed Dec 19 06:34:56 2007
  • Rank: 100

Radio New Internationalist - Sultans of Spin

Public relations experts are manipulating information in favour of companies, governments and the rich at blinding speeds…

  • Wed Apr 25 16:00:00 2007
  • Rank: 100

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