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Human language: powers, limits and ills

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A chat with Nicholas Ostler, former student of Noam Chomsky, the world-renowned linguist.

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President-elect: make America hate again?

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President-elect Donald Trump in 2011. Photo: Gage Skidmore, flickr

Welcome to the dark side of democracy. But how dark?

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DOK Preview: 5 countries, 5 powerful women

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This is probably the closest we’ll ever get to these people’s daily lives.

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Danish writer muses on Leipzig, press freedom

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Aspiring Danish journalist Mads Haahr visited Leipzig for the first time to attend the ECPMF press freedom conference in October 2016. Photo: ECPMF/Lamm

Despite a certain initial skepticism, the city left me with more impressions to write home about than merely the matter of resin and Red Bull money.

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The renaissance of space exploration

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This is an unprecedented moment in human history: The discovery of life on another world is likely to occur within our lifetime.

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How do we tackle online hate speech?

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A disturbing picture is emerging, of a government forced to resort to censorship – and related arrests – in the face of fear.

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