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The dubious honour of hosting the Olympic Games

If their economic benefits are so underwhelming, why do countries jump at the chance to organize the Olympics? Niko Kommenda investigates.…

  • Mon Nov 28 05:05:00 2016
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Breaching the borders

Chris Brazier discusses the emergence of 'world writing' with Elleke Boehmer of Oxford University. .…

  • Tue Oct 11 13:13:12 2016
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What exactly is ‘world fiction’?

Chris Brazier interviews Elleke Boehmer, Professor of World Literature in English at Oxford University.…

  • Fri Sep 23 16:12:58 2016
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Spied on by BP

Why did an oil company go to such lengths to monitor Jess Worth’s activism? Perhaps we are more powerful than we think.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:51:35 2016
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Bad medicine

Inequality squeezes both how healthy we are and the healthcare we get. Time to get past it, believes Dinyar Godrej.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:48:12 2016
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Ether Street

Three young people are clustered round a Ouija board, their nervous faces lit by a solitary candle...…

  • Tue Sep 6 07:51:14 2016
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Olympian woman brings back much more than bronze

Sakshi Malik's medal is a victory against the feudal mindset, writes Mari Marcel Thekaekara.…

  • Thu Aug 25 13:49:47 2016
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Mixed media: Books

Book reviews from our October magazine include The Underground by Hamid Ismailov; The New Threat by Jason Burke; The Wikileaks Files by Wikileaks; and America’s Dreyfus by Joan Brady.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Inside China’s prisons

It’s difficult to know for sure how many political prisoners there currently are in China, but it’s safe to say that there are thousands of them.…

  • Fri Jul 8 09:52:00 2016
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Human traffic: exposing the brutal organ trade

What will it take to stop the trafficking of vulnerable people for their organs? asks Nancy Scheper-Hughes.…

  • Tue Sep 6 08:50:52 2016
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