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Travel we must

(5 minute read) Joseph Evans argues that travelling is essential to human well-being and that concern for the environment should not, in the long run, stop us from doing so.

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Van Gogh revealed

(6 minute read) Forget the paintings, read his letters to discover the real Vincent, says Lisa Fraser.

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Conflict, conscience and poppies

(7 minute read) As ceremonies are held this month across the globe to mark the armistice, Maddy Fry explores the complex relationship between Christianity and pacifism.

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Dare we dream?

(5 minute read) Lisa Fraser is moved by a man who thinks a better world is not an idle fantasy.

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COP26: it’s time to face the facts

(4 minute read) John Arnold discusses the upcoming COP26 conference and calls for a united front to starve off catastrophe.

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When life means life

(6 minute read) Francesco Ciampa tells a story of rebirth from behind bars in one of Italy’s toughest prisons.

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HistoryThought-provoking

Epitaph for a single woman

(5 minute read) Adam Brocklehurst examines the single life in fact and fiction.

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Tribalism alert

(3 minute read) Dennis Relojo-Howell looks at how the cancer of tribalism is weakening our democracy, our harmony and our humanity.

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Painting the unseen

(4 minute read) Lisa Fraser meets artist James Earley whose portraits of people living on the edge of society are making waves.

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Hands off our GIFs!

(3 minute read) Jason Reed exposes the problem with too much regulation of the internet.

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