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On women and children
Is it wrong to use the expression 'women and children' when reporting on disasters or war zones?
Last updated: 04 Jul 2014 11:40 GMT
Literature matters: Does reading make you smarter?
Literature breaks the continuum of the everyday and makes us stop and think, notes Vieira.
Last updated: 16 Apr 2013 10:57 GMT
The Hobbit: What's in a prequel?
The popularity of The Hobbit and other prequels makes us reflect upon the reasons why this film genre is so attractive.
Last updated: 06 Feb 2013 05:59 GMT
James Bond's 'Skyfall', or the decadence of the West
Is 'Skyfall' telling us that, like Bond, Europe should to go back to its roots for regeneration?
Last updated: 02 Dec 2012 13:09 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
The European Union and the rhetoric of immaturity
The EU's infantalisation and animalisation of individual members is not surprising explains author.
Last updated: 23 Feb 2012 08:13 GMT
Ultra-orthodox reflection of Israeli politics
Israel's Ultra-Orthodox community, like the government, believes they are exempt from having to justify their behaviour.
Last updated: 12 Jan 2012 13:15 GMT
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