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11/12/2017 - 18:23
As Mann dived into the topic of boredom, she found that it was actually “very interesting.” It’s certainly not pointless. Wijnand van...
06/12/2017 - 15:08
The eyes of the world are on the Middle East.  Today, more than ever, this deeply-troubled region is the focus of power...
30/11/2017 - 16:08
1. Cut out the navel-gazing: The more you gaze lovingly at your navel, the worse you will feel. Doctors call it the health ...
24/11/2017 - 11:43
The app I eventually chose messaged me every hour or so with a positive affirmation that I was supposed to repeat to myself over and over...
19/11/2017 - 17:25
Inequality goes back to the Stone Age. Thirty thousand years ago, bands of hunter-gatherers in Russia buried some members in sumptuous...
12/11/2017 - 16:26
According to a person familiar with this encounter, which took place about a decade ago, the agency had been preparing it for months....
07/11/2017 - 15:06
But we shouldn’t mistake clarity for fairness. As it happens, Israel defines itself as a country of mass migration—Jewish mass migration,...
02/11/2017 - 13:44
The title of Masha Gessen’s latest, Where the Jews Aren’t: The Sad and Absurd Story of Birobidzhan, Russia’s Jewish Autonomous Region...
28/10/2017 - 12:27
So let’s attempt to join up some of the dots of Russian history, to trace a line from 1917 to 2017. It is very much a story of revolutions...
23/10/2017 - 13:56
I’m glad I did. Harari’s new book is as challenging and readable as Sapiens. Rather than looking back, as Sapiens does, it...
17/10/2017 - 16:22
 Terry Gross: Let's talk briefly about the ways Russia has been interfering in Ukraine for the past couple of years. Maybe you can...
06/10/2017 - 16:14
Some of the answers to art’s mysteries can be found in the realm of science. Art is considered the domain of the heart, but its...

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