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Pics Speak: Week Ending June 7, 2024

Clowns celebrate The Day of the Peruvian Clown in Lima, Peru Children play on a…

Elections – Ultimately, it’s the Price of Potatoes That Matters

Kalpana Jain at The Conversation: Narendra Modi, India’s prime minister, claimed victory after his political…

Why No One Will Save Sudan

Cameron Hudson in Persuasion: History is repeating itself in Sudan. Tensions between rival security factions,…

How Altruism Evolved in Humans

Altrusim is considered the desire to uphold a moral code. It may be akin to…

Friday Poem: If I Had Just a Little Bit of Wisdom

If I had just a little bit of wisdomI should walk the Great Path and…

“Speaking Alone”: Silence and Speech in Post-war France

By Heather Green on Tristan Tzara: Survival and “Speaking Alone” at Poetry Foundation: “Speaking Alone”…

Why the Pandemic Probably Started in a Lab, in 5 Key Points

New York Times: Dr. Chan is a molecular biologist at the Broad Institute of M.I.T….

“Scars of Conflict Are Deeper and Longer Lasting”

Irshad Salim, Karachi: An infographic (below) shows the intense impact of conflict in Middle East…

‘The Last Days of Franz Kafka’

Sam Kinchin-Smith in the LRB Blog: The coincidence of the centenary of Kafka’s death, on…

Thursday Poem: Conversation With Immigration Officer

She looks at your papers.She asks your husband to step out.She asks you where your…

Why Modi and His Party Failed to Achieve a Third Successive Landslide Win

AFP report in Dawn: Critics and rights groups accused Modi of ramping up rhetoric against…

The S-Matrix Is the Oracle Physicists Turn To in Times of Crisis

Particle physicists in search of the next theory of reality are consulting a mathematical structure…