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Premature Evaluation

An admittedly foolhardy (but no more than the rest) attempt to assess the legacy of Barack Obama.

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Supermarkets

From Beijing to Brighton, billions of people now can't imagine life without supermarkets. But what forces push us, as we push our carts? 

The Flu

The world has virtually wiped out polio, eradicated smallpox, and slowed the spread of HIV/AIDS. But when it comes to the deadly influenza virus, all governments seem to do is panic.  

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Ramadan

The geopolitics of the world's other biggest holiday.

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