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HOW PHILOSOPHY COULD SAVE THE WORLD Cultural and Economic Diaspora, Self-sufficiency, Person-hood

31Jan/170

Yanis Varoufakis Basic Income is a Necessity – YouTube

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31Jan/170

Scientists find ‘oldest human ancestor’ – BBC News

Researchers discover the earliest known ancestor of humans - and many other species.

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31Jan/170

The former sex worker who set up a retirement home – BBC News

After years of living and working on the streets of Mexico City, Carmen Munoz set up a retirement home for former - and homeless - sex workers.

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31Jan/170

‘We need a universal basic income’ – BBC News

Viewsnight is BBC Newsnight's new place for ideas and opinion. Here Yanis Varoufakis, former Greek Finance Minister, argues for a universal basic income.

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30Jan/170

Unique and Rare Photographs through History – Things Life

This selection of photographs, in particular, serve as a reminder of the endurance of the human body through cruel, heartless and devastating events. You probably wouldn't find them in any textbook.

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30Jan/170

The warrior monks who invented banking – BBC News

Why did a 12th Century religious order start offering financial services?

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29Jan/170

Funds raised for US flight ban vet to return to Glasgow – BBC News

An appeal to raise funds for a Glasgow vet caught up in the American flight ban raises more than double the amount she needed to get home.

Source: Funds raised for US flight ban vet to return to Glasgow - BBC News

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27Jan/170

Think Like An Animal: They Are Smarter Than We Thought

New research dispels old myths about animal intelligence.

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27Jan/170

Myth or Science: The Secrets of Our Senses: The Disappearing Card Trick Explained

It's not magic. It turns out we're not very attentive.

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27Jan/170

Why non-Indigenous support for Joseph Boyden should set off alarm bells – CBC Arts

Until the Boyden controversy started, Indigenous writer Alicia Elliott never thought she'd see white men arguing against Canada's colonial definition of "Indian."

Source: Why non-Indigenous support for Joseph Boyden should set off alarm bells - CBC Arts

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