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    September 14, 2018, Friday

    The ascent of Big History

    Unlike conventional history, which deals with relatively small chunks of humanity divided by nation and sub nation, Big History ...

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    September 12, 2018, Wednesday

    Telling it like it is

    As a history of Silicon Valley, this account largely omits a discussion of either Microsoft - which explains the 10-year gap from ...

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    August 21, 2018, Tuesday

    Scams deconstructed

    This book describes interesting cases of fraud, some of which you will marvel for their ingenuity. One is the long-firm fraud, ...

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    August 20, 2018, Monday

    What role do teachers play in education?

    More than 85 per cent of the nation's children attend public schools, yet decades of privatising have damaged public education

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    August 15, 2018, Wednesday

    Legacy is far more than inheritance

    Daughters of Legacy seeks to answer questions around the challenges and perks of handling age-old legacies

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    July 22, 2018, Sunday

    North Korea: The forbidden country

    Many of the observations in the book are striking. 'In DPRK, it is opposite: Everything is forbidden, until you are told that it ...

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    July 16, 2018, Monday

    The case for UBI

    Several recent books have provided good background briefings for UBI prograe

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    July 11, 2018, Wednesday

    Football's new capitalists

    Most of us take European football's foreign owners as a fact of life, but their rise is a recent phenomenon - about two decades ...

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    July 10, 2018, Tuesday

    Faith-based felon

    Anurag Tripathi attempts to lift the lid off such heinous misdemeanours in a baldly titled new book, Dera Sacha Sauda and Gurmeet ...

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    July 09, 2018, Monday

    Putin vs the US 'reset'

    In the wake of Russia's 2008 war with Georgia, the Obama administration attempted to reboot relations with the Kremlin