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Yanis Varoufakis: Marx predicted our present crisis – and points the way out

For a manifesto to succeed, it must speak to our hearts like a poem while infecting the mind with images and ideas that are dazzlingly new. It needs to open our eyes to the true causes of the bewildering, disturbing, exciting changes occurring around us, exposing the possibilities with which our …

Downton Abbey

The tech titans must have their monopoly broken – and this is how we do it

Data is the new oil. Just as John D Rockefeller’s Standard Oil swept up the spoils of the – initially competitive – oil rush, the future of the internet will be shaped by a handful of tech titans, including Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon and their Chinese equivalents Tencent, Alibaba and Baidu. …

Internet

Jordan B. Peterson on 12 Rules for Life

Portugal’s radical drugs policy is working. Why hasn’t the world copied it?

Since it decriminalised all drugs in 2001, Portugal has seen dramatic drops in overdoses, HIV infection and drug-related crime. By Susana Ferreira<p>When the drugs came, they hit all at once. It was the 80s, and by the time one in 10 people had slipped into the depths of heroin use – bankers, …

Drug Addiction

Pure Heart

In waging the most glorious Triple Crown campaign ever, Secretariat made racing history in 1973. In the doing, he took the author on an unforgettably …

Horse Racing

Gulf Stream current at its weakest in 1,600 years, studies show

Warm current that has historically caused dramatic changes in climate is experiencing an unprecedented slowdown and may be less stable than thought - with potentially severe consequences<p>The warm Atlantic current linked to severe and abrupt changes in the climate in the past is now at its weakest in …

Global Warming

New satellite to spot planet-warming industrial methane leaks

Multimillion dollar project will scan and make public methane leaks from oil and gas plants that are a major contributor to global warming<p>Methane leaking from oil and gas facilities around the world – a major contributor to global warming – is set to be spotted from space.<p>The Environmental Defense …

Fossil Fuels

Spekkhogger viste seg frem ved Rådhuskaia

Aquaculture

Look at Syria, and you can see all the elements that have led to world wars

It’s hard to believe the west’s leaders are letting this escalate. Have we learned nothing from history?<p>What on earth are we doing? I have not heard a single expert on Syria explain how dropping missiles on that country will advance the cause of peace or lead its dictator, Bashar al-Assad, to back …

Middle East

Why You Should Get the New Shingles Vaccine

I love my local YMCA for many reasons beyond my daily swim. Top of the list: the friendships and conversations in the locker room that are frequent sources of valuable information, connections and motivation. For example, I recently overheard a discussion about Y members and friends of members who …

Public Health

Transgender Professor INSULTS Jordan Peterson, Watch How He RESPONDS

Jordan Peterson

“The Clock Is Ticking”: Inside the Worst U.S. Maritime Disaster in Decades

A recording salvaged from three miles deep tells the story of the doomed “El Faro,” a cargo ship engulfed by a hurricane.<p>I. “The Clock Is Ticking”<p>In the darkness before dawn on Thursday, October 1, 2015, an American merchant captain named Michael Davidson sailed a 790-foot U.S.-flagged cargo ship,</i> …

Rowing

Are you ready? This is all the data Facebook and Google have on you

The harvesting of our personal details goes far beyond what many of us could imagine. So I braced myself and had a look<p>Five things we learned from Mark Zuckerberg’s Facebook hearing<p>Want to freak yourself out? I’m going to show just how much of your information the likes of Facebook and Google store …

Time I

Facebook data: How it was used by Cambridge Analytica

Facebook has said it believes that up to 87 million users' data was improperly shared with Cambridge Analytica.<p>Cambridge Analytica claims its data and research helped Donald Trump win the US presidency.<p>But how did it turn a Facebook user’s data into a personality type, and what did it do with that …

Cambridge Analytica

About the boys: Tim Winton on how toxic masculinity is shackling men to misogyny

In an excerpt from a speech about his new book The Shepherd’s Hut, the author says it is men who need to step up and liberate boys from the race, the game, the fight • Winton on writing ‘with my heart in my mouth’ – podcast<p>I don’t have any grand theory about masculinity. But I know a bit about …

Feminism

The demise of the nation state

After decades of globalisation, our political system has become obsolete – and spasms of resurgent nationalism are a sign of its irreversible decline. By Rana Dasgupta<p>What is happening to national politics? Every day in the US, events further exceed the imaginations of absurdist novelists and …

Geopolitics

Computer science faces an ethics crisis. The Cambridge Analytica scandal proves it.

Cambridge Analyticabuilt a weapon. They did so understanding what uses its buyers had for it, and it worked exactly as intended. To help clients …

Computer Science

How to Repair a Scratch in Reflective Coating on a Mirror

A scratch in mirror is often a flaw in the reflective coating on the back side of the mirror<p>Try the Aluminum Foil Fix<p>credit: Bryan Trandem<p>Shiny …

Home Improvement

We Bet You Can't Guess the Most Affordable European City to Vacation in

Dreaming of embarking on a Eurotrip? Us, too. Getting there is the struggle, but once you've arrived, your stay can be less pricey than you may think.<p>…

Europe

Retailers Race Against Amazon to Automate Stores

SEATTLE — To see what it’s like inside stores where sensors and artificial intelligence have replaced cashiers, shoppers have to trek to Amazon Go, the internet retailer’s experimental convenience shop in downtown Seattle.<p>Soon, though, more technology-driven businesses like Amazon Go may be coming …

eCommerce

Vatican to hold exorcist training course after 'rise in possessions'

Critics warn exorcism can be a form of spiritual abuse as priests report jump in possession claims<p>‘Like being raped’: three claims of coerced exorcism in the UK<p>The Vatican is to hold a training course for priests in exorcism next month amid claims that demands for deliverance from demonic …

Hinduism

Paul Mason: five books to understand the left

From the charge against neoliberalism to the manifesto that inspired activists to join labour – Paul Mason on the books that explain the left today<p>From the end of the miners’ strike to the collapse of Lehman Brothers, the left in Britain stumbled from one nadir to the next. How they made a clean …

Social Movements

Beyond the Bitcoin Bubble

layer innocent nothing argue pottery winner cotton menu task slim merge maid<p>The sequence of words is meaningless: a random array strung together by an algorithm let loose in an English dictionary. What makes them valuable is that they’ve been generated exclusively for me, by a software tool called …

Blockchain

How the heroin trade explains the US-UK failure in Afghanistan

After 16 years and $1tn spent, there is no end to the fighting – but western intervention has resulted in Afghanistan becoming the world’s first true narco-state. By Alfred W McCoy<p>After fighting the longest war in its history, the US stands at the brink of defeat in Afghanistan. How could this be …

Afghanistan

Wildlife photographer of the year people's choice award - in pictures

The Natural History Museum has chosen 24 of the best images from its Wildlife photographer of the year competition shortlist. Members of the public can vote for their favourite by 5 February 2018<p><b>‘</b>Luciano had to climb the cecropia tree, in the protected Atlantic rainforest of southern Bahia, Brazil, …

Nature Photography

Gary Cohn Is Giving Goldman Sachs Everything It Ever Wanted From the Trump Administration

Steve Bannon was in the room the day Donald Trump first fell for Gary Cohn. So were Reince Priebus, Jared Kushner, and Trump’s pick for secretary of …

What will the Doctor order?

By Melissa Hogenboom<p>Our quest to understand how our genes work started in earnest in the mid-19th Century when a biologist and monk called Gregor Mendel came to a startling conclusion about the traits of plants. He crossed purple flowered pea plants with white ones, and found that all the resulting …

Genetics

A human rights lawyer's four simple ways to make the world a better place

CBC Massey lecturer Payam Akhavan knows that searching for a better world is a daunting task. That's why the human rights lawyer and McGill professor …

Safety authority orders shut down of Goliat oil production

«Time has run out for ENI. The company is unable to adopt to standards needed to drill for oil in Arctic waters,» says Frederic Hauge, head of the …