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A Point of View: The Long Shadows of War
Offbeat  (tags: Conflict, War, Imperial War Museum in London )

- 7 days ago -
There should be a way to commemorate war without glamorising it, says Lisa Jardine.
The Photographer Who Rejected Racism in the American South
Offbeat  (tags: Race, Photographs, African-American, USA )

- 5 days ago -
At the turn of the 20th Century, life was incredibly difficult for the African-American community in the southern states of the US.
Filmmaker Ken Burns on the Roosevelts' Political Legacy
Offbeat  (tags: History, Politics, Legacy, USA )

- 6 days ago -
One of America's most famous political families is back in the spotlight. The Roosevelts were a family unlike any other - boasting two presidents in their ranks and one of the most influential first ladies in US history.
Brain May 'Compensate' for Alzheimer's Damage
Science & Tech  (tags: science, Neuroscience, Health, Alzheimer's disease, research )

- 6 days ago -
The human brain may be able to compensate for some of the early changes seen in Alzheimer's disease, research in Nature Neuroscience shows.
Rogue Landlords: What Is It Like to Live in a Substandard Home?
Offbeat  (tags: Housing, Housing Act, Landlords, Chartered Institute of Housing, Resolution Foundation, Tenant Rights )

- 22 days ago -
Unscrupulous landlords are providing vulnerable tenants with substandard housing, and getting away with it, according to experts who are demanding that minimum standards be enforced to drive rogue landlords out of the market.
Our World War: Interactive Episode
Offbeat  (tags: WW1, military tactics )

- 22 days ago -
Running at around 20 minutes, the interactive episode of Our World War is set during the attack on High Wood - part of the Battle of the Somme in 1916. Against this backdrop,
Why I Took Off My Headscarf... Only to Put It Back on Again
Offbeat  (tags: Head garment, Koran, Muslim women, Islamic scholars )

- 21 days ago -
A woman's headscarf is a garment which is heavy in symbolism in Muslim countries and, having finally decided to shed mine, I will have to don it again after being appointed as Pakistan correspondent.
The Fear of Being Seen as Racist
Offbeat  (tags: sexual exploitation, Abuse, Race, Rotherham, UK )

- 22 days ago -
A fear of being viewed as racist has been cited as one of the reasons why child sexual exploitation in Rotherham was allowed to proliferate for 16 years.
Victorian Strangeness: The Pig Singing Competition
Offbeat  (tags: X Factor, Animals, talent show )

- 21 days ago -
Cheer/groan (delete according to mindset): The X Factor is back. Author Jeremy Clay tells the story of the show's Victorian forebear, where the hopefuls had to sing while carrying a pig.
How Much Is a Year of Life Worth?
Offbeat  (tags: Medication, Healthcare NICE, NHS, DOH )

- 23 days ago -
Thinking about the cost-benefit decisions on the affordability of drugs made by the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) involves a grim question: how much is a year of life worth? How much should you, the taxpayer,
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