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SCIENCE HOOKER: Born Perfect –Scientists Speak Out Over Genetic Editing of Human Babies
Adi McArtney wonders whether germline editing is humanity simply taking Darwinism off autopilot or is a dark new chapter of divisive social engineering
WORD OF THE WEEK: poacher-turned-gamekeeper (n.)
Calling out the paralysis that Brexit has wrought upon to our political system, Oborne, the former political editor of the Leave-supporting Telegraph, bravely broke ranks and confessed that now was the time “to take a long deep breath.” And crucially, he admitted that doing so might now entail, “rethinking the Brexit decision altogether.”
Get Stoned - Therapy, Neolithic Style
Mike Stuchbery argues that we need to take a salutary walk in the shadow our our ancestors to reconnect with their hopes and fears
The Good, the Bad, and the Smelly - Review of Sisters Brothers
Chris Sullivan celebrates the gritty revisionism of the modern Western, but wonders whether Bad Smells alone are Good Enough
REBEL GUIDES: HOW TO LIVE THROUGH CRISIS TOGETHER
The Activist Hub. The place where you can hear about the latest action on the scene, fill up your calendars and maybe even do something to help from the comfort of your screen.
EXCLUSIVE The Story of Brexit is the Story of Empire: Why Did Asian Immigrants Vote to Leave the EU?
The complicated love-hate relationship of immigrants from former colonies with the British Empire cannot be ignored if lessons are to be learned in post-Brexit Britain, says Hardeep Matharu
Usurpers Three: the First Hard Brexit Propelled us into the Dark Ages
The Count of the Saxon Shore recalls how an aggressive Leave Campaign led to de-industrialisation and porous borders
Usurpers Two: How Britain became a Haven for Rebels from the Classic European Superstate
The Count of the Saxon Shore continues his saga of the First Great Brexit - from the Roman Empire - and fostered the forerunners of Nigel Farage