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Welcome to Kaurna country

In the Adelaide plains, one Aboriginal language is enjoying an unlikely revival, explains Katrina Power.

Filed in: Australia Indigenous Peoples Language

What the US made of Thomas Picketty

Mark Engler reports on reactions to a surprise best seller.

Filed in: Economics Media United States

We need to look past, not at, disability

People living with disability face fear, prejudice and awkwardness in their interactions with others, says Koren Helbig.

Filed in: Disability Media Society

Popcorn in the sands of the Sahara

Dominik Sipinski reports on the annual film festival held in a refugee camp in the desert.

Filed in: Film Refugees Western Sahara

Do violent images obscure the humanity of people in the Middle East?

Photographs depicting extremism in the conflict-stricken region widen the gap between ‘us’ and ‘them’, argues Jose Vericat. 

Filed in: Media Middle East

Can a language without a home survive?

Yiddish has a reputation for being intrinsically funny – but, says Alex Hacillo, there are better reasons for ensuring it doesn’t die out.

Filed in: Language Language Religion

Columnists can damage your health

Why Steve Parry doesn’t like newspaper columnists.

Filed in: Media

The BBC having Clegg and Farage debate immigration is a bad-taste joke

It’s like asking whether you should beat your wife weekly or daily, complains Kate Smurthwaite.

Filed in: Europe Media Migration Politics

PHOTO ESSAY: Now that the road has been paved

Augusta Thomson reveals a different side to life on the Tibetan Plateau.

Filed in: China Culture Photography Religion Tibet

The beginning of the end for the fossil-fuel spin machine

Jamie Kelsey-Fry on why the desperate measures being taken by the pro-fracking lobby will fail.

Filed in: Activism Energy England Environment Media Power Sustainability

$500,000 a week? For kicking a football around?

Money has turned the beautiful game ugly, says Alan Hughes.

Filed in: Economics Media Sport Work

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