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Aeon

Which would opt for? A ‘rejuvenation’ treatment, whereby your ageing cells are routinely replaced, but your life is necessarily risk-free for all …

How to criticise the left

Thanks to the internet, a new discursive register has emerged: either you’re with us, to the most extreme interpretation of our ideas, or you’re …

It's Still Not the End of History

Twenty-five years after Francis Fukuyama's landmark essay, liberal democracy is increasingly beset. Its defenders need to go back to the basics.<p>Most of us in the West are liberals, whether we admit it or not. We want equal rights for all, reject racial differences, cherish the freedom of worship …

Impact of modern life on rare whistling languages examined

Mesiti was keen to make her work something other than a scientific or sociological study of how whistling is used in each language and country. She …

Book Review: The Tribal Imagination—Civilization and the Savage Mind, by Robin Fox

<i>The Tribal Imagination: Civilization and the Savage Mind</i>. Robin Fox. Harvard University Press. Hardcover. ISBN 9780674059016. Publication: March …

Slouching Towards Sirte

Description<p>“Forte’s book is a must-read for anyone seriously interested in understanding the motives and consequences of the West’s onslaught against …

Human Rights

Landscapes of Emergency

<b>Landscapes of Emergency</b> is the title of a new short documentary film by Ross Domoney, produced by a Sussex Anthropology project on Public Order in …

The Pigs: the Economist pastiche that's taking on the press – in pictures

Like a travel magazine that only shows a country's cliches, The Pigs is a hilarious and hard-hitting new photobook by Carlos Spottorno that's confronting the international press – and prejudices about Europe's economy – one satirical caption at a time

Ancient Greece, the Middle East and an ancient cultural internet

If you walk through the entrance hall of the Ashmolean Museum in Oxford, you come to a large display case devoted to the ancient world. Here, …

From Racism to Neoliberalism to National Security: AFRICOM and R2P

In a relatively short piece, Glen Ford is able to trace the genealogical links from racism and Eurocentric perspectives of “civilization” to …

How Germany Won the Euro Crisis

German Chancellor Angela Merkel must be in a mood to celebrate. Not only has the German economy bounced back from the 2008–9 financial crisis -- with …

Greece's people show the politicians how to fight Golden Dawn

For many Greeks, Orthodox Easter is a chance to see friends and family, to eat good food or to worship. But for the neo-Nazis in Golden Dawn, who …

The Austerity Delusion

Unable to take constructive action toward any common end, the U.S. Congress has recently been reduced to playing an ongoing game of chicken with the …

Greece's modern slavery: lessons from Manolada

A shooting in a small agricultural town in the Peloponese demonstrates the stark dangers of the anti-immigration rhetoric gaining ground in Greece.<p>On …

Γερμανικό έγκλημα και τιμωρία, του Πέτρου Παπακωνσταντίνου

Ανεξάρτητα από την έκβαση τον κυπριακού δράματος, το Βερολίνο θα πληρώσει βαρύτατο τίμημα για την αλαζονεία του, παρασύροντας την Ευρωζώνη με τη …

Europe's south rises up against those who act as sadistic colonial masters

The "new world order" announced at the end of the 1980s was the shortest in history. Protest, riots and uprisings erupted all over the world after …