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Edmund de Waal: personal history through objects

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A personal memoir with all the elements I like; family, travelogue and art manual.

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Mourning the fall of the Brazilian left

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They mistook pragmatism for socialism. What the hell have they done?

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The perfect storm of direct democracy

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Whilst respect is what people yearn for, ongoing exclusion is going to lead to a rejection of liberal democratic values through sheer frustration.

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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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Eilenburg and the terrorist next door

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When al-Bakr looked out the window, he would have seen the glorious Eilenburg Castle. I went around to investigate what he was like.

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When a terrorism suspect sleeps over

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We went by the house of the Syrians who caught the terrorism suspect in Paunsdorf, but left with more questions than answers.

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