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‘What is wrong with this headline?’

It may seem odd to quote Paul Dacre, the editor of the jingoist UK Daily Mail. He defended his slanderous headline about the late Marxist academic Ralph Miliband (‘The man…..

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Täschligate*

Retired pop legend Tina Turner, a long-time resident of Zürich’s ‘Goldküste’ (Gold Coast)–the coveted area of marvelous villas on the lake of Zürich–had much to celebrate this year: she got…..

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What’s wrong with the Germans?

This summer, two private German TV channels offer their audience the experience of visiting exotic Africa from the comfort of their homes: RTL started in July the reality TV show…..

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The View from the Cape

When legal apartheid finally ended in 1994, South Africa’s new democracy faced one overwhelming challenge: to improve the lives of the country’s poor, or at least to maintain the hope…..