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Eat the rich! Why millennials and generation Z have turned their backs on capitalism

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The young are hungry and the rich are on the menu. This delicacy first appeared in the 18th century, when the philosopher Jean-Jacques Rousseau supposedly declared: “When the people shall have no more to eat, they wil...

Republicans overplayed their hand in California – and Democrats are laughing

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Op Dinsdag, Gavin Newsom, California’s embattled governor, convincingly beat back a Republican-driven recall effort. Once projected to be a nail-biter, the contest degenerated into a nearly 30-point blowout. Inderdaad, N...

How Māori women have reshaped New Zealand’s media through their native language

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Early this week, Māni Dunlop, presenter of RNZ’s Midday Report Te Pūrongo o te Poutūtanga, sent out an astonished tweet: “It’s a record whānau (familie) – no racist messages or texts on the show … is this what progress...

‘Their locks were a centrepiece of their outfits’: black hair dazzles at Met Gala

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The art of black hair was on display in eclectic glory at this week’s Met Gala, from the hair sculpture of Naomi Osaka, the waves of Lupita Nyong’o, the halo of cornrows of Olympian Allyson Felix, to the braided durag...

Why are there so many Trump staff memoirs? The authors now need to whitewash their reputations

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Stephanie Grisham used to avoid the media like her life depended on it. During her nine-month stint as Donald Trump’s press secretary – a job she juggled with her roles as communications director for both the White Ho...

Wildfire in south of Spain forces thousands to flee their homes – video

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People have been forced to flee their homes across many Andalucían towns and villages as fire crews in Spain worked to contain wildfire blazes. A military unit has been sent in to help tackle the fires raging close to...

Disc sports keep on growing – and aim to expand their empires

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Watch for flying discs. Geen, not on a college quad. On your TV. In a Major League Soccer stadium. On your gaming console. Amid your options for gambling. Maybe even in the Olympics one day. Disc golf (not frisbee golf...

UK care homes say funding shake-up threatens their viability

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The viability of care homes is under threat from the government’s plan to allow more privately funded customers to buy care at cheaper rates currently only available to councils, operators have warned. The government ...

College athletes are unpaid. What if injury ruins their chance of turning pro?

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Dit is gestig in 1906 to improve player safety but resisting accountability for injuries has long been at the heart of the NCAA’s insistence that college athletes are amateurs. US college sports’ major governing body...

‘Their future could be destroyed’: the global struggle for schooling after Covid closures

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Children’s mental health suffers as schools remain shut It’s been 18 months since children in the Philippines last set foot in a classroom. The country, which has had some of the world’s toughest Covid restrictions f...

Afghan musicians silently await their fate as Taliban’s ban looms

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The shutters have been down all along Kharabat Street, the storied heart of Afghan musical life, since the Taliban swept into Kabul in mid-August. Musicians have taken their instruments home, or crammed them into stor...

Quantum of solace: even physicists are still scratching their heads

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Your editorial on quantum physics (30 Augustus) starts with a quote from Richard Feynman – “nobody understands quantum mechanics” – and then says “that is no longer true”. One of us (Norman Dombey) was taught quantum th...

Why artists such as Anderson .Paak and Taylor Swift are already considering their legacies

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For reasons sometimes beyond their control, musicians haven’t always been adept at protecting their business affairs. There are countless examples of unscrupulous deals, public fallouts (see Megan Thee Stallion’s rece...

Hurricanes Ida and Nora leave their mark in North and Central America

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The end of last week saw significant hurricane activity in North and Central America. Hurricane Ida swept through Cuba as a category 1 hurricane on Friday and then continued to gain in intensity as it tracked through ...

‘They sacrificed their freedom’: remembering incarcerated black activists

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When artists choose to deal with the black liberation movement, it’s most often the legacy: the freedoms, the historical posters, the imagery. But it’s the present, as the artist and activist Sophia Dawson tells the G...

The end of phone calls: why young people have silenced their ringtones

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Naam: Generation mute. Ouderdom: 16-24. I’m sorry. What did you say? [Whispers] Generation mute. How am I supposed to hear you? Put me on vibrate! I’m sorry? Bzzz bzzz bzzz. Wat? Shh! Noise is over. Wel, actually, loud ...

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