Emil Karlsson

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On the frontline of Europe’s forgotten war in Ukraine

Four years after Russia backed the cause of separatist rebels, the death toll stands at 10,000. As the west moves on, millions feel abandoned to their fate<p>Last June, in the intense heat of a Ukrainian summer, four of Ludmila Brozhyk’s neighbours were sitting chatting in the sunshine. The children …

Russia

26 time-management tricks I wish I'd known at 20

Time-management skills can take a while to learn.<p>Étienne Garbugli, a Montreal-based product and marketing consultant, the author of "Lean B2B: Build Products Businesses Want," and the creator of a course to help entrepreneurs find their target market, distilled the lessons he wishes he'd known when …

Time Management

Can artificial intelligence beat musicians at their craft?

Should musicians, whose job relies on the unpredictable and mysterious workings of human imagination, heed the warnings about artificial intelligence driving humans into unemployment?<p>Apparently, the answer to that question is bit complicated.<p>Artificial intelligence is gradually transforming into a …

Artificial Intelligence

The war against Pope Francis

His modesty and humility have made him a popular figure around the world. But inside the church, his reforms have infuriated conservatives and sparked a revolt. By Andrew Brown<p>Pope Francis is one of the most hated men in the world today. Those who hate him most are not atheists, or protestants, or …

Pope Francis

'Our minds can be hijacked': the tech insiders who fear a smartphone dystopia

Google, Twitter and Facebook workers who helped make technology so addictive are disconnecting themselves from the internet. <b>Paul Lewis</b> reports on the Silicon Valley refuseniks alarmed by a race for human attention<p>Justin Rosenstein had tweaked his laptop’s operating system to block Reddit, banned …

Social Media

The Repressive, Authoritarian Soul of “Thomas the Tank Engine & Friends”

When I was a child, I could spend all day at Shining Time Station, the fictive train depot with its own eponymous TV show, where Thomas the Tank Engine and all his plate-faced locomotive friends worked and lived. To my undeveloped brain, each episode seemed like a beautiful daydream, in which an …

A Republican senator told high schoolers health care isn’t a right. Here’s his justification

<b>Ron Johnson (Reuters/Jason Reed)</b><p>The ethos of the GOP is captured in one speech to high schoolers<p>Matthew Rozsa<p>October 2, 2017 4:07pm (UTC)<p>On Saturday, Republican Sen. Ron Johnson of Wisconsin told a group of high school students that they do not have a right to health care.<p>When a student asked him …

Sex robot molested, destroyed at electronics show

The past year has seen a proliferation of sex robots, with plenty of accompanying controversy.<p><i>Robots, drones, flying cars? How Americans feel about</i> …

Why we need the welfare state more than ever

Shocked by the ‘poverty cycle’, British reformers created a safety net for casual workers. Now precarious working conditions are back, and the welfare state is under attack. By Chris Renwick<p>Tucked away behind York Minster – the grand cathedral adorned with medieval stained-glass windows that …

Human Geography