New on Facts and Opinions:

COMMENTARY

TOM REGAN — SUMMONING ORENDA
Tide turning against climate change deniers NEW
Time to end religious holidays in public schools. 
Why I prefer to remember Remembrance Day

JONATHAN MANTHORPE — International Affairs  (paywall)
The Rise of “Gucci Grace,” Zimbabwe’s “First Shopper” NEW
Mrs. Clooney rushes to the rescue of Greek culture 
History still waits for the Fat Lady to sing 

JIM MCNIVEN — THOUGHTLINES

The Global Implications of Oil Price Renormalization (series)
    Part 1: Quick Look at its History and Technology  
    Part 2: The nasties and pleasantries of the decline in oil prices NEW
Islamic State threat a media creation
The Future of the Global University System (series)

CHRIS WOOD — Natural Security (paywall)
Climate change: the Real ‘Game-Changer’ was not in Beijing.  NEW

ARTS

Ursula K. Le Guin’s call to action NEW
F&O Staff

Interstellar’s spectacular view of hard science 
ALASDAIR RICHMOND

BRIAN BRENNAN– Brief Encounters (paywall)
The Media-shy Satirist: Tom Lehrer NEW
Out of the Saddle, Playing Papa to a Super-baby: Glenn Ford 
A Playmate Who Loved Good Music: Shari Lewis 
From King Arthur to Dumbledore: Richard Harris

COLLECTIONS

FOCUS ON REMEMBRANCE/ARMISTICE  

FOCUS ON THE BERLIN WALL

FOCUS ON CLIMATE CHANGE

FOCUS ON ISRAEL

REPORTING   

Jerusalem attack: The third intifada is here NEW 
ASAF SINIVER

Alaskan volcanos could cause trans-Atlantic airline chaos NEW
SEAN PYNE-O’DONNELL AND BRITTA JENSEN

What commercial aircraft will look like in 2050 NEW 
ASHLEY DOVE-JAY

Libyan bands of brothers show how deeply humans bond in adversity NEW
HARVEY WHITEHOUSE

Siege of Kobane a battle for a stable Middle East 
KARTHICK MANOHARAN

Evolutionary insights show need for new taxonomy 
BEN HOLT and KNUD ANDREAS JONSSON

“Heart and soul” of HMS Erebus revived  
F&O brief

America’s midterm election: the view from Oxford  
TOM PACKER

Climate change: food shortages, extinctions, and flooding  
DEBORAH JONES

Gough Whitlam: an abiding interest in the public good  
JOHN KEANE

Big Data is changing sports 
BRUCE DYER

Great Bear Wild: Dispatches from a Northern Rainforest
IAN MCALLISTER

EXPERT WITNESS

How does the IPCC know climate change is happening? 
MARK MASLIN

 

  

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