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1 November 2014

Automatic intellectuals

Journalists, doctors and lawyers thought theywere immune to automation.

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1 November 2014

The charts of contention

Google maps the world in a way that satisfies most users, but not all.

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1 November 2014

Who inhabits noman’s land?

The lost terrain where no-one can live turns out to be a paradise for animals.

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1 November 2014

Is Africa really the continent of the future?

Growth is galloping, but 61% of the population still lives in poverty.

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1 November 2014

Battling to battle

Female Peshmerga troops in Kurdistan fight their way to the front to face the enemy.

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30 October 2014

UN Notebook

Mogherini and Russia Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov was in New York at the end of September for the United General Assembly, and the ensuing discussions among the world’s leaders on matters relating to ISIS/ISIL and climate change policy.

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29 October 2014

CHAMPIONS – Social networks try obligatory charity

Viral fakes aim to oblige footballers to devolve World Cup prizes in favour of Gaza victims.

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29 October 2014

FOOD&CULTURE – The ramen noodle invasion

Pre-cooked instant noodles have swept out of Asia and are swamping the world.

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29 October 2014

FILM – The director as dictator

Cinematic propaganda is in the eye of the beholder.

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29 October 2014

MUSIC – Those horrible pop songs that Theodor Adorno hated

Nothing but propaganda according to the Marxist critic, and so damned popular!

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