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Alexander Diugin (“Putin’s brain”) justifies far-reaching Russian interferene in Western democracies, on the basis of a radical neofascist worldview-and his views are being taken very seriously.
Emails are here to stay, even if they knock down the odd Presidential aspirant or two. But that does not prevent us from thinking about their many ambivalencies.
Same-sex marriage is no longer a revolutionary idea or even a novelty. Liberal-minded voters and realistic conservatives alike should see that its time has come.
Stoicism has recently been described as one of the best “mind hacks” ever invented. Amazingly, it is back, more popular today than ever, in a series of fast-growing internet communities.
Self-help book and works of popular psychology often instruct us in the art of apologising. Their advice is reflected, in turn, in much online discussion. Most commonly, we’re advised to give elaborate…
One of China’s foremost environmental analysts recently explained to me that while for many years climate change was characterized as a western conspiracy to hold China back, it all changed around 2012…
Roger Stone, “the prince of darkness”, has been called “Trump’s brain”. So what is going on in there? And what does it mean when ruthless cunning becomes the new morality?
After 200,000 years of modern humans on a 4.5 billion-year-old Earth, we have arrived at new point in history: the Anthropocene. The change has come upon us with disorienting speed. It is the kind of shift…
The real struggle, and victory, of Spartacus star Andy Whitfield was not in a computer-generated arena.
I never met John Clarke, who has just died at 68. Yet he taught me a great deal about the English language and the Australasian voice, and what can be done with both.