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Don't keep calm! And don't carry on!
Should Europeans 'keep calm' and conform to the status quo?
Last updated: 07 Jun 2014 09:27 GMT
The state of the European disunion
European discord has highlighted the fact that the eurozone crisis is political rather than economic, argues Marder.
Last updated: 21 Dec 2012 11:10 GMT
Calls to send Gaza "back to the Middle Ages" only reinforce Israel's current state of medievalism.
Last updated: 19 Nov 2012 16:07 GMT
The nation-state has lost the last shreds of its "supreme authority" to make "decisions on domestic policy matters".
Last updated: 10 Nov 2012 12:49 GMT
Fortuna's dark side: Politics 'contra' fatalism
Unlike fatalists, tragic heroes do not give up in the face of fate; rather, they act against all odds, write authors.
Last updated: 25 Oct 2012 06:09 GMT
Art and the language of things
Inanimate objects may communicate a meaning or intent through their juxtaposition with other objects, and with us.
Last updated: 13 Jul 2012 18:02 GMT
The idea of following in the age of Twitter
Users follow topics believing it expresses them somehow, but do they even understand what influences their preferences?
Last updated: 20 May 2012 07:05 GMT
A genealogy of enjoyment
In a hedonistic culture, it is easy to forget that 'enjoyment' was once a rigorously theological concept.
Last updated: 23 Apr 2012 15:55 GMT
Is Portugal hopeless?
Portuguese must give up their love of fate, stop revelling in misery and self-sacrifice they have come to identify with.
Last updated: 05 Apr 2012 07:03 GMT
A revolution in botanical nomenclature
Since January 1, botanical terms are to be named in English rather than Latin, changing a centuries old practice.
Last updated: 08 Mar 2012 11:27 GMT
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