Tag Archives: Politics

Fence and Border Interventions by Icy and Sot

Responding to issues of border control and the refugee crisis, Iranian artist duo Icy and Sot (previously) created a variety of fence and border interventions. The Brooklyn-based brothers most recently installed a piece outside The Lot Radio in New York, … Continue reading

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Rio De Janeiro Carnival – 1935

Shots of the carnival celebrations. Night shots of the procession and illuminations.

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The Korean Englishmen Explain Why English Is Such a Quirky, Confusing Language to Learn – Laughing Squid

Josh and Ollie, known collectively known as Jolly as well as the ‘Korean Englishmen’, hilariously examined the English language and many of its quirks. Citing the number of homonyms (tear), homophones (tier), homographs (tear vs. tear) unusual letter combinations (enough) … Continue reading

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Brett Scott – Who Is Driving Cashless Society?

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Big Capital: Who Is London For? – talk by Anna Minton

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Who Are More Elite: The Rich or the Cultured? | Salman Rushdie | Big Think

The controversial author predicted the rise of Trump by placing “a ruthlessly ambitious, narcissistic, media-savvy villain sporting makeup and coloured hair” in his new book, written before the election. But can he explain the hate of knowledge that persists in … Continue reading

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Accused of corruption, popularity near zero – why is Temer still Brazil’s president? | World news | The Guardian

Michel Temer may escape impeachment, but the ongoing political crisis undermines democracy and opens the door to authoritarian hardliners Source: Accused of corruption, popularity near zero – why is Temer still Brazil’s president? | World news | The Guardian

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Why England’s new litter strategy is actually a bit rubbish

The strategy’s focus on rotten apples seems destined to fail. Source: Why England’s new litter strategy is actually a bit rubbish

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Can the world’s megacities survive the digital age?

Research shows that technology disrupts economies of scale, turning megacities’ huge populations from strength to liability. To survive, megacities, like companies, must adapt. Source: Can the world’s megacities survive the digital age?

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