A Former Prisoner On What “Orange Is The New Black” Gets Right — And What It Doesn’t
Telling your white upper-middle-class mom during a visit, “I get strip searched — squat and cough,” and “I had to give a lock of my hair to a transsexual” borders on sadistic. While you’re in prison, all but the most self-involved inmates do ...
So, what is it that Mr Blair has to hide? Asks DOMINIC SANDBROOK
Increasing numbers of people – especially the young – believe our political system is a closed circle: secretive, impenetrable and corrupt. If you want to know why so many feel alienated, just take a look at a story that speaks volumes about ...
What is good science? And what gets public funding?
Too long. Unfortunately, in the case of scientific research, society has to commit to major public funding up front – in contrast, a lot of art, books and songs get started on lesser public funding; and films sometimes attract private investors.
Obama says 'there is still time' to find diplomatic solution to Iran nuke dispute; Netanyahu hints at impatience
On his first state visit to Israel, President Barack Obama said Wednesday ... While Obama said “there is still time” to find a diplomatic solution to the problem of Iran’s uranium-enrichment program, Netanyahu emphasized the clock is ticking.
What to do with the Redundant Churches After the Demise of Religion?
Some weeks ago I attended a lecture by Daniel Dennett at the Oxford Union on religion. As expected, it was a lively presentation that predicted the demise of religion. However, one matter that started me thinking was how Dennett concluded his lecture: he ...