Can only Indigenous scholars teach Indigenous history?

Schools must be allowed to hire scholars on the basis of academic merit, regardless of race, gender or class

Can only Indigenous scholars teach Indigenous history?
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Schools must be allowed to hire scholars on the basis of academic merit, regardless of race, gender or class

Movie musical Grease turns 40 this summer

Forty years after its release, the movie poses a conundrum for those disposed to view everything through an ideologically-tinted lens

Movie musical Grease turns 40 this summer
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Forty years after its release, the movie poses a conundrum for those disposed to view everything through an ideologically-tinted lens

Marxism “the opium of the intellectuals”

On the 200th anniversary of Marx's birth, let's admit Marxism has nothing useful to say to the modern world

Marxism “the opium of the intellectuals”
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On the 200th anniversary of Marx’s birth, let’s admit Marxism has nothing useful to say to the modern world

The Marshall Plan wasn’t a silver bullet

Called ‘the most generous act of any people, anytime, anywhere, to another people,‘ the post-war economic boost still had flaws

The Marshall Plan wasn’t a silver bullet
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Called ‘the most generous act of any people, anytime, anywhere, to another people,‘ the post-war economic boost still had flaws

Getting to the essence of cognac: the distiller’s art

Part 4 of the understanding cognac series: the deft hand of the master blender is critical to production

Getting to the essence of cognac: the distiller’s art
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This is part 1 in our series The business of cognac

Part 4 of the understanding cognac series: the deft hand of the master blender is critical to production

‘Three sheets to the wind, damn nearly decks awash!’

How an old sailor’s vernacular links us to the past, gives us perspective on a disruptive future … and makes us smile

‘Three sheets to the wind, damn nearly decks awash!’
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How an old sailor’s vernacular links us to the past, gives us perspective on a disruptive future … and makes us smile

With Cognac, it’s all about terroir

Cognac part 3: The environment, including the chalky soil, is everything when it comes to producing the right grapes

With Cognac, it’s all about terroir
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Part 3 in our series the Business of Cognac: The environment, including the chalky soil, is everything when it comes to producing the right grapes

Vasili Arkhipov kept his head and saved us from nuclear destruction

We owe so much to Vasili Arkhipov, yet he’s not well known. He kept his cool while those around him were losing it during the Cuban Missile Crisis

Vasili Arkhipov kept his head and saved us from nuclear destruction
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We owe so much to Vasili Arkhipov, yet he’s not well known. He kept his cool while those around him were losing it during the Cuban Missile Crisis

Cognac: A spirit’s spirit to survive and thrive

The traditional cognac houses have had to overcome grape plagues, the rising popularity of Scotch whisky, counterfeiting and war

Cognac: A spirit’s spirit to survive and thrive
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The traditional cognac houses have had to overcome grape plagues, the rising popularity of Scotch whisky, counterfeiting and war

Cognac, a short history of an enduring spirit

Part 1 of a seven-part series on the history, production and business of cognac

Cognac, a short history of an enduring spirit
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This is part 2 in our series The business of cognac

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