Cultural adornments: How clothes fashion identity and mask bigotry

By Khaled Diab The clothes we wear speak volumes about our individual and collective identities. However, the history of fashion

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The thin green line

By Khaled Diab The environmental movement has scored remarkable recent successes, but the situation for the climate and nature remains

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The mediocrity of evil

Many of the leaders held up as representing the epitome of evil were extraordinarily and spectacularly untalented, incapable and incompetent.

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Island of despair

While the outrage of Europeans has been turned to Donald Trump’s wall and the handling of migrants at the border with Mexico, they ignore a humanitarian disaster closer to home. The EU has left Greece to handle the influx of refugees on its own and those stuck on Lesbos are living in abysmal conditions.

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The drinker’s guide to Ramadan

Ramadan is the time of year when hundreds of millions of Muslims around the world abstain from food or drink. But one group of fasters suffers a special variety of thirst this time of year: Muslims who drink alcohol.

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