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Don't Give Up! How To Stay Healthy, Happy And Combative In Impossible Political Times
Walk the dog, let go with a cry, head to the gym or have sex. Leading campaigners on how to look after yourself before heading back into the fray
The Guardian4 min read
Carmageddon: It’s Killing Urban Life. We Must Reclaim Our Cities Before It’s Too Late | George Monbiot
Land Rover’s latest ads would have us believe that gas guzzlers contribute to urban culture. They do exactly the opposite
The Guardian2 min read
The Norwegian Island That Abolished Time: 'You Can Cut The Lawn At 4am'
Residents of Sommarøy, bright 24/7 in summer, say they want to do ‘what we want, when we want’
The Guardian4 min read
Glass Skin Is Not Just Erasure Of Ordinary Faces - It's The Final Step Towards Objectification | Natalie Reilly
The obsession with women’s obedience never wanes, it only changes location. Right now, compliance looks like perfect skin
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Women Outperform Men After Japan Medical School Stops Rigging Exam Scores
Juntendo University says abolishing unfair treatment of women is behind rise in entrance exam scores
The Guardian7 min read
Can Planting Billions Of Trees Save The Planet?
When Clare Dubois’s car skidded on an icy road in Stroud, Gloucestershire, a tree prevented her vehicle tumbling into a ravine. It was, she says, a sign. Humanity is nearing a precipice. Trees can stop us going over the edge. This calling was so stro
The Guardian3 min read
'We Are Coming To Get You': Recordings Reveal Saudi Plan For Khashoggi Murder
The UN report into the murder of Jamal Khashoggi reveals disturbing new details about what happened in the hours before he died, and the conversations that were taking place between Saudi officials who were involved in his killing. Relying on the tra
The Guardian2 min read
Tim Cook: 'If You’ve Built A Chaos Factory, You Can’t Dodge Responsibility For The Chaos'
Apple CEO Tim Cook called on Silicon Valley to take responsibility for the damage it has caused in a recent commencement speech at Stanford
The Guardian3 min readPolitics
Nuclear Weapons: Experts Alarmed By New Pentagon 'War-fighting' Doctrine
US joint chiefs of staff posted then removed paper that suggests nuclear weapons could ‘create conditions for decisive results’
The Guardian4 min read
What Happens To Environment Journalists Is Chilling: They Get Killed For Their Work | Mark Schapiro
There is often no audit on the world’s extractive industries. When reporters provide that check they are put in danger
The Guardian5 min readPolitics
How Gerrymandering Paved The Way For The US's Anti-abortion Movement
Legislators realize what some voters do not: in many places in the US, voters don’t choose politicians – politicians choose voters
The Guardian3 min read
Why Hollywood Can’t Resist An Evil Rock Mogul
Rocketman and Bohemian Rhapsody positioned the manager as the villain – but were they really that bad?
The Guardian3 min read
Cute? These Eyebrow-raising Dogs Are Master Manipulators Of The Human Heart | Hannah Jane Parkinson
Scientists have found what makes dogs so adorable, and those puppy eyes work for me every time
The Guardian4 min readPolitics
WhatsApp Spyware: UK Firm Promises New 'Respect For Human Rights' Following Allegations
Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the media
The Guardian4 min read
Should Dating Apps Tell Us How Sexy We Are? | Coco Khan
App algorithms rank results so dating opportunities end up being hoarded by the few. One app told me my score
The Guardian2 min read
Belgian Monks Finally Launch Website To Sell 'World's Best Beer'
It has been described as the world’s most sought-after beer. Just over 5,000 barrels are brewed annually by the 19 Trappist monks of St Sixtus abbey in Westvleteren, Flanders, and drinkers tempted by the regular appearance of its darkest brew at the
The Guardian3 min readPolitics
China Is Harvesting Organs From Detainees, Tribunal Concludes
An independent tribunal sitting in London has concluded that the killing of detainees in China for organ transplants is continuing, and victims include imprisoned followers of the Falun Gong movement. The China Tribunal, chaired by Sir Geoffrey Nice
The Guardian3 min readPolitics
Sound Of Hong Kong's Defiance Reverberates In Beijing
Beijing’s public support for Hong Kong leader likely hides private fury, but letting her go would be another humiliation
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Photograph Lays Bare Reality Of Melting Greenland Sea Ice
Research teams traversing partially melted fjord to retrieve weather equipment release startling picture
The Guardian7 min read
The Best (and Worst) Songs Of The Summer, From Rihanna To Las Ketchup
Every year has its anthem, be it Drake, Calvin Harris or Beyoncé, but which one is the best of the millennium so far?
The Guardian4 min read
How Do You Bring A Derelict Manchester Train Station Back To Life?
59 Productions’ adaptation of Italo Calvino’s Invisible Cities will transform Mayfield depot for the Manchester international festival
The Guardian6 min read
'Police Are A Force Of Terror': The LGBT Activists Who Want Cops Out Of Pride
Queer groups are protesting mainstream festivals and organizing alternative events that recognize ongoing police mistreatment of LGBT people
The Guardian2 min read
Narco-trafficking And Petrol: A Quarter Of Colombia's Fuel Goes To Make Cocaine
The country’s drug industry thrives despite a 2016 Farc deal which helped farmers substitute coca crops for legal alternatives
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Up To Four Avocado Trucks Stolen In Mexican State Every Day
Packers and exporters took out newspaper adverts to decry situation in Michoacán, a battleground for warring crime factions
The Guardian2 min read
Laurie Anderson: 'It's A Great Time To Be Creating New Realities'
The avant-garde pioneer’s virtual-reality installation To the Moon is coming to Manchester international festival
The Guardian2 min read
World’s Fattest Parrot, The Endangered Kākāpō, Could Be Wiped Out By Fungal Infection
The world’s fattest parrot is facing an existential threat in the form of a dangerous fungal infection which has already endangered a fifth of its species. Seven of New Zealand’s native kākāpō have died in recent months after falling victim to the re
The Guardian3 min read
I Was Forced Out Of My Job After Having A Baby. Then I Was Silenced By An NDA | Anonymous
I faced maternity discrimination and was pushed into signing an NDA. An MPs’ report shows my story is all too common
The Guardian2 min read
My Biological Clock Is Ticking – But Having Children Seems An Unaffordable Luxury | Arwa Mahdawi
Kids have always been expensive, but insecure housing and jobs markets have made becoming a parent more financially challenging than ever
The Guardian5 min readSociety
Want To Be A Male Ally? Start By Helping To Clean The House | Moira Donegan
Liberal men say they want to be equal partners in housework and parenting. But it hasn’t happened
The Guardian10 min read
Snipping Away At The Iron Curtain: When Hungary Opened Its Austrian Border - Archive, 1989
The cutting of the border fence between Hungary and Austria in June 1989 showed the division of post-war Europe was coming to an end, and heralded the region’s evolution
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