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Archive 81 review – the horror series humanity needs right now

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Humanity needs hokum and never more so than when things are – I think a majority would agree – so relentlessly grim. Bring us preposterous set-ups! Bring us ridiculous plots, to whose holes we must turn generously bli...

Bill Bernstein’s best photograph: joy and humanity in a homeless centre

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In the 1970s I lived in SoHo in New York, which is not far from the Bowery, but the two districts were like separate universes. SoHo was full of artists and creative types but the Bowery was known as the place where y...

How will humanity endure the climate crisis? I asked an acclaimed sci-fi writer

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To really grasp the present, we need to imagine the future – then look back from it to better see the now. The angry climate kids do this naturally. The rest of us need to read good science fiction. A great place to s...

Liewe Nadhim Zahawi, please sort out Ofsted’s lack of humanity. There’s no excuse

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As you preside over the bewildering and nonsensical inconsistency of mask-wearing in schools, I thought I might distract you with another matter of great importance: the behaviour of Ofsted inspectors. As all of us in...

Dit is knellende tyd vir die mensdom. Ons het almal nodig om soos 'n vrou te begin lei

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Is Boris Johnson regtig die beste wat Brittanje kan doen? Ek gee nie om wat jou politiek is nie. Dink jy eerlikwaar dat 'n ou wat oor Peppa Pig raas, U-draai op belangrike besluite elke vyf sekondes en spandeer jare ...

Psychedelics can change humanity for the better. It’s time to unlock their power

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I study psychedelics. The organization I work for – the Multidisciplinary Association for Psychedelic Studies (MAPS) – has been researching MDMA since 1992, seven years after the substance was prohibited. Our organiza...

Openbaar gemaak: die plekke wat die mensdom nie moet vernietig om klimaatchaos te vermy nie

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Gedetailleerde nuwe kartering het die koolstofryke woude en veenlande uitgewys wat die mensdom nie kan bekostig om te vernietig as klimaatkatastrofe vermy moet word nie. Die uitgestrekte woude en veenlande van Rusland, Kanada en die VSA is ...

Venezuela faces landmark ICC investigation over alleged crimes against humanity

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The international criminal court (ICC) is opening a formal investigation into allegations of torture and extrajudicial killings committed by Venezuelan security forces under President Nicolás Maduro’s rule, die eerste ...

Humanity is not trapped in a deadly game with the Earth – there are ways out

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As the Cop26 climate summit gets under way, scientists and activists are in broad agreement that our prevailing cultural system has placed us, and our planet, on a course to disaster. They agree that it is time to cha...

Cop26: Humanity 5-1 down at half-time on climate crisis, says Johnson

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Boris Johnson has likened the globe’s battle against the climate emergency to a football team losing 5-1 at half-time, as he flew to Rome for a world leaders’ gathering seen as crucial for setting the tone for next we...

Working at the World Bank, I can see how it is failing humanity on the climate crisis

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The World Bank is facing the biggest test in its history. Volgende week, Bank executives are attending the Cop26 global climate summit in Glasgow, where key decisions about the fate of humanity will be made. If the Bank w...

Bolsonaro should be charged with crimes against humanity, Covid inquiry finds

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Jair Bolsonaro should be charged with crimes against humanity and jailed for his “macabre” reaction to a Covid outbreak that has killed more than 600,000 Brazilians, including a disproportionate number of indigenous c...

War crimes and crimes against humanity committed in Libya since 2016, says UN

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War crimes and crimes against humanity including murder, torture, enslavement, extrajudicial killings and rape have been committed in Libya since 2016, a United Nations investigation has found. The independent fact-fi...

‘Code red for humanity’: what the papers say about the IPCC report on the climate crisis

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The British front pages are filled with alarm in the wake of the release of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change’s global climate change report – the first since 2013 – which finds that human activity is chan...

Syrian doctor charged in Germany with crimes against humanity

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A Syrian doctor has been charged in Germany with crimes against humanity for allegedly torturing people in military hospitals in his homeland and killing one of them, German federal prosecutors said on Wednesday. Die ...

Arundhati Roy on India’s Covid catastrophe: ‘We are witnessing a crime against humanity’

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During a particularly polarising election campaign in the state of Uttar Pradesh in 2017, India’s prime minister, Narendra Modi, waded into the fray to stir things up even further. From a public podium, he accused the...

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