"If You Kill the People They'll Be Against You"
February 14, 2015
An interview with Syria's Bashar al Assad.
The Privileged Are Taking Over the Arts
February 07, 2015
Do the privileged control the arts, or are we all prejudiced wazzocks?
Is Christianity Doomed in the Middle East?
January 30, 2015
A religious revival is just one of the factors leaving Christians deserting the Middle East.
Male Nerds Think They're Victims Because They Have No Clue What Female Nerds Go Through
December 29, 2014
The tragedy of nerd entitlement.
The World Is Experiencing the Worst Refugee Crisis Since World War II
December 19, 2014
Following the footsteps of migrants from Africa to London.
Girls and Boys Don't Need Separate Books
November 22, 2014
The removal of pointless “keep out signs” based on gender prejudice is a victory.
David Cronenberg’s First Novel Is So Good, He Should Ditch His Day Job
November 08, 2014
The film-maker writes with tender complexity.
Margaret Atwood: “Ooooh! Are We Going to Talk About Dying?”
October 31, 2014
Talking to the author about feminism, aging, and rewriting Shakespeare.
Deciding How to Die Has Never Been Harder
October 24, 2014
We do not like to think about our decrepit and declining future—and so we end up unprepared for it.
Google and Julian Assange Battle It Out on the Page
October 10, 2014
For Julian Assange, Google is all but an arm of the U.S. state department (or, indeed, vice versa).