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Since the murder of Berta Cáceres in March 2016, several more community activists have been killed in Honduras. And little progress has been made in solving Cáceres's murder.... [Read More]
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A perfect farm animal, according to the 18th-century agronomist Robert Bakewell, would be shaped like a hogshead cask, 'truly circular, with as small and as... [Read More]
Most loyal and protective of Gurney's many friends, Marion Scott wrote after one of her regular visits to the asylum: 'Ivor is so heart-breakingly sane... [Read More]
One-third of Oxford colleges admitted no black British students in 2015. Oriel admitted one black British student over a five-year period. What explains these numbers? The Labour MP... [Read More]
The background to the case of Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe – a young mother imprisoned in Iran apparently for no good reason, though careless remarks by Boris... [Read More]
The Australian government formally closed the Manus Regional Processing Centre on 31 October. The MRPC was an offshore immigration detention facility at a naval base... [Read More]
The Australian government formally closed the Manus Regional Processing Centre on 31 October. The MRPC was an offshore immigration detention facility at a naval base... [Read More]
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'Trains show us that freedom and constraint are a matter of dosage,' Patrick McGuinness wrote recently in the LRB. He quoted Klaus Kinski's character in... [Read More]
'Trains show us that freedom and constraint are a matter of dosage,' Patrick McGuinness wrote recently in the LRB. He quoted Klaus Kinski's character in... [Read More]
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In 1962, Richard Abrams, a 32-year-old pianist on the South Side of Chicago, formed a rehearsal group called the Experimental Band. Its purpose was not... [Read More]
Historians of Northern Ireland have plenty of material to work with. A book called Lost Lives (2001) records the lives and deaths of each of... [Read More]
The real question raised by the refugee crisis of 2015, Mohsin Hamid wrote at the time, is 'not whether the people of the countries of... [Read More]
Some people don't like the idea that they may be living in a metropolitan bubble, but René Unterlinden, the narrator of Salman Rushdie's latest book,... [Read More]
The full text of this poem is only available to subscribers of the London Review of Books. [Read More]
In 1962, Richard Abrams, a 32-year-old pianist on the South Side of Chicago, formed a rehearsal group called the Experimental Band. Its purpose was not... [Read More]
The All Party Parliamentary Group on Prostitution and the Global Sex Trade has launched an inquiry into 'pop-up brothels'. The phrase started to appear in... [Read More]
Before it was a classic film, Gone with the Wind was a classic PR stunt. The film's producer, David O. Selznick, announced that he would... [Read More]
The genocide memorial in Yerevan, a giant complex built when Armenia was part of the USSR, sits on a ridge overlooking the city: its museum... [Read More]
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