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Writing about Goya's Black Paintings in Art After Modernism , a collection of essays published in 1984 by the New Museum in downtown New York,... [Read More]
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Once the state has decided to legalise gambling, two other choices remain: will it be permissible to profit from it, and will it be permissible... [Read More]
On Tuesday 19 September, the 32nd anniversary of the magnitude 8 earthquake that levelled large parts of Mexico City in 1985, an earthquake of magnitude... [Read More]
Weeding in the garden of my ex-council bungalow this summer, I came across a young dandelion. It poked up next to the arthritic rose planted... [Read More]
'People are like boats, we head off for a place we've been longing to visit for ages,' says a character in 'Pirate Rum', a short... [Read More]
'People are like boats, we head off for a place we've been longing to visit for ages,' says a character in 'Pirate Rum', a short... [Read More]
According to US asylum law, women who have crossed the southern border and want to stay in the United States must prove 'credible fear' in... [Read More]
According to US asylum law, women who have crossed the southern border and want to stay in the United States must prove 'credible fear' in... [Read More]
Her trick is to avoid the country's root problems while treating the symptoms more skilfully than any conservative politician before her has ever managed. [Read More]
Margot Hielscher, the German TV actress and Eurovision star, died on 20 August, aged 97. A singer and general forces' sweetheart during the Second World... [Read More]
Margot Hielscher, the German TV actress and Eurovision star, died on 20 August, aged 97. A singer and general forces' sweetheart during the Second World... [Read More]
The Commons vote on Tuesday night to give the Tories majorities on all the committees that are supposed to scrutinise legislation, including Brexit legislation, despite... [Read More]
Old Florida hands (and there are some, even in this new, garish, flattest and most rootless of states) measure out their lives in hurricane names.... [Read More]
At least three prominent Saudi clerics, Salman al-Awda, Awad al-Qarni and Ali al-Umari, have been arrested in the last few days. They are not part... [Read More]
Her trick is to avoid the country's root problems while treating the symptoms more skilfully than any conservative politician before her has ever managed. [Read More]
Given that the EU is within swimming distance from the UK, has a population of more than 500 million and a GDP of almost $20... [Read More]
Mass Observation was the brainchild of the charismatic ornithologist turned anthropologist Tom Harrisson, the Marxist poet Charles Madge and (briefly) the experimental filmmaker Humphrey Jennings.... [Read More]
One of many remarkable aspects of Egypt's 2011 revolt was its intense self-consciousness. It wasn't just that the sit-ins were being broadcast 24 hours a... [Read More]
Late one night in January 2005, I stood, freezing, in a car park on an industrial estate in Darmstadt, outside the European Space Operations Centre.... [Read More]
In the mid-20th century, poliovirus paralysed half a million children a year, in rich countries as well as poor. In 1952 there were 57,628 cases... [Read More]
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