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Rethinking Asia

By Kate Hoyland What is it like to be taken over by a Chinese firm? Executives, speaking to The Economist tell of hungry decisiveness, followed…

Rethinking Art and Disability

By Denis Joe We were introduced to Nondumiso Hlwele, Bongiwe Mba, and Thobani Ncapai, three members of Bambanani, and the artist Rachel Gadsden. Last year,…

Dialogue is the Objective of Dialogue

By Sam Burt Is it acceptable for a publicly-funded British institution to be seen to be tacitly complying with the restriction of artistic freedom by…

Beyond Capitalism?

By Mark Napier With a plethora of scientific and technological developments such as sustainable energy, interstellar mining operations, in vitro (laboratory grown) meat, synthetic biology…

Tales from Tahiti

This article [Tales from Tahiti] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [http://publicdomainreview.org/2011/02/08/tales-from-tahiti/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to reuse…

Around 7,100 Cheetahs Remain, Say Experts

Thursday, December 29, 2016 According to a study published on Monday in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus), is…

The Discovery of the Nucleus

How did physicists figure out that the raisin cookie model was incorrect, and that the atom’s positive charge was concentrated in a tiny, central nucleus?…

The Birth of the Electron

Nineteenth-century physicists spent a lot of time trying to come up with wild, random ways to play with electricity. The best experiments of this kind…

Christopher Smart’s Jubilate Agno

This article [Christopher Smart’s Jubilate Agno] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [https://publicdomainreview.org/2011/01/31/christopher-smarts-jubilate-agno/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish to…

The Many Lives of the Medieval Wound Man

This article [The Many Lives of the Medieval Wound Man] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [http://publicdomainreview.org/2016/12/07/the-many-lives-of-the-medieval-wound-man/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0.…

Out of Their Love They Made It: A Visual History of Buraq

This article [Out of Their Love They Made It: A Visual History of Buraq] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [https://publicdomainreview.org/2016/09/21/out-of-their-love-they-made-it-a-visual-history-of-buraq/] under a…

The Inca Trail

The Inca Trail is one of the most popular treks in Peru and South America. It starts from Chillca and follows a route to Machu…

World of Democracycraft

(Originally published as “Why Online Games Are Dictatorships,” InformationWeek, April 16, 2007) Can you be a citizen of a virtual world? That’s the question that…

The Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi

This article [The Memoirs of Joseph Grimaldi] was originally published in The Public Domain Review [https://publicdomainreview.org/2011/11/14/the-memoirs-of-joseph-grimaldi/] under a Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 3.0. If you wish…

A Religion of Life?

By Orla Polten “Come On, Humans, One More Effort If You Want To Be Post-Christians!” is the cheeky title of a 2006 essay on theology’s…

A Few Words about F. Scott Fitzgerald

By Scott Donaldson With Fitzgerald as with no one else in American literature save Poe, the biography gets in the way. Never mind that F.…

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