How ‘voodoo’ became a metaphor for evil
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How ‘voodoo’ became a metaphor for evil

‘Voodoo’ has come to represent something evil when it appears in popular culture. ‘Black magic’,…

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Armenians flee Nagorno-Karabakh after brutal war with Azerbaijan: ‘This will not break us’
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Armenians flee Nagorno-Karabakh after brutal war with Azerbaijan: ‘This will not break us’

In surrendered areas of Nagorno-Karabakh, Armenian villagers like Martinios have five days to pack and…

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When you’re not working you don’t feel like a man | Modern Masculinity
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When you’re not working you don’t feel like a man | Modern Masculinity

Iman Amrani is back with Modern Masculinity, looking at the issues affecting men which relate…

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Should robots have faces?
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Should robots have faces?

Many robots are designed with a face – Hitchbot or Pepper robot – yet don’t…

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The 90-year-old French Resistance member confronting fascism and family trauma
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The 90-year-old French Resistance member confronting fascism and family trauma

On the anniversary of the start of the Nuremberg trials, 90-year-old Colette Marin-Catherine confronts her…

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‘Sex is not a crime’: the women protesting Poland’s new abortion law
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‘Sex is not a crime’: the women protesting Poland’s new abortion law

As Poland attempts to pass a new abortion law that amounts to a near-total ban…

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From Burna Boy to Beyoncé: how black culture is embracing its African roots
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From Burna Boy to Beyoncé: how black culture is embracing its African roots

In recent years, Africans on the continent and in the diaspora have become leading voices…

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How Joe Biden beat Donald Trump in the fight for America’s soul | Anywhere but Washington
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How Joe Biden beat Donald Trump in the fight for America’s soul | Anywhere but Washington

In the final episode of Anywhere but Washington, Oliver Laughland and Tom Silverstone return to…

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Daisy Chain: Can a Cornish town adapt to survive another lockdown?
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Daisy Chain: Can a Cornish town adapt to survive another lockdown?

When the remote town of St Just, Cornwall, was locked down in March, the small…

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Why the first US cowboys were black
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Why the first US cowboys were black

Historians estimate that one in four cowboys were African American, though you’d never guess because…

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