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Despots aren’t defeated by laughter, but the fundamental message of the comedian – “it doesn’t have to be this way” – threatens authority and disturbs the prevailing order.
The quest by the super-rich to conquer outer space is a deluded attempt to sidestep the political conflicts and ecological damage of the old planet.
The arrival of a “little” Statue of Liberty in Washington, DC, is a chance for Philippe Étienne to muse on the French-US relationship.
The untimely death of the elderly activist could mark a turning point for India’s human rights law. But international pressure will be key.
Literature is seen as partial and feminine, whereas philosophy is associated with objectivity and masculinity. It’s time to put this false ideological separation behind us.
Events are once more pitting the the Middle East’s regional superpowers against each other. Civilians on both sides fear they will be the victims.
Capitalists' acquiescence to electoral democracy follows from their distinctive political interests, and is strictly conditional.
We can't question every technology every time we use it – the price of eternal vigilance is mental exhaustion – but we must strive to be aware of our vulnerability.
The irrational fear of the “pomo”, or pomophobia, has claimed minds from across the political spectrum.
Eimear Burke on the newfound popularity of Druidry’s diverse, nature-based spirituality.
The British-Bangladeshi teen on youth activists, COP26 and the battle for a more inclusive vision of nature.