• HISTORY IS FINALLY SEXY

    ANDREW MARR | ON HISTORY | September 18th 2008 "Historians have found ways back to the great narrative", writes Andrew Marr, who takes a break from television presenting to begin a history column for Intelligent Life ... From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, Autumn 2008 read more » COMMENTS: Comments Andrew MarrbooksIdeas
  • "MONEY IS THE SINEWS OF LOVE"

    MONEY TALK | September 17th 2008 As part of our "Couples + Money" series in the autumn issue of Intelligent Life magazine, Jakub Figurski has compiled some juicy quotes on the subject. "Sex is like money", John Updike once wrote, "only too much is enough" ... From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, Autumn 2008 read more » COMMENTS: Comments Ideas
  • THE FREEDOM TO INTERVENE

    From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, Autumn 2008 "So long as the United Nation's mandate is to observe but never to intervene, it raises false hopes and it colludes in the death of freedom" ... In honour of the 60th birthday of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, Intelligent Life asked 11 eminent people from different walks of life to look back over their adult lifetime and name the freedom we have gained and lost that means the most to them. They were free to take freedom in any sense, political or cultural, social or technological. What mattered was that it mattered to them. For our final instalment, we highlight the freedoms relished and missed by Daphne Park. read more » COMMENTS: Comments Ideas
  • THIS WEEK: A SELECTIVE GUIDE

    KENNETH, LAURA, DANCE AND STREETS | September 16th 2008Our guide to what's on around the world, compiled by Ariel Ramchandani Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE read more » COMMENTS: Comments ArtsPERFORMING ARTS
  • WHY PET FOOD MATTERS

    A CONVERSATION WITH MARION NESTLE | September 16th 2008 In the spring of 2007 contaminated pet food killed thousands of cats and dogs in America. Marion Nestle, a leading scholar of food politics and author of “Pet Food Politics”, talks to The Economist about why pet food matters, even to people who do not have pets. (Listen to the audio here) ... From ECONOMIST.COM read more » COMMENTS: Comments Ideas
  • THE FREEDOM TO TAKE BIG FREEDOMS FOR GRANTED

    ANDREW ROBERTS | September 16th 2008 "The government has stopped me enjoying my post-prandial pleasure, damn them", writes Andrew Roberts, an historian ... From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, Autumn 2008 read more » COMMENTS: Comments Ideas
  • "MOBY DICK" AT GREEN-WOOD CEMETERY

    A WHALE OF A TALE | September 15th 2008Cara Spitalewitz heads to Green-Wood Cemetery in search of "Moby Dick", and finds herself negotiating an odd adventure ... Special to MORE INTELLIGENT LIFE read more » COMMENTS: Comments ArtsbooksPERFORMING ARTS
  • MCCAIN AND PALIN ON THE ROAD

    DEEP IN THE CHEESE | September 15th 2008 "Sarah Palin is in town. Oh, and John McCain too", writes an American politics correspondent for The Economist. He follows the unlikely pair around Wisconsin ... From ECONOMIST.COM read more » COMMENTS: Comments IdeasPlacespolitics
  • THE FREEDOM TO BE GAY

    PETER TATCHELL | September 14th 2008 "It was only in 2003 when all anti-gay discrimination in the criminal law was finally repealed", writes Peter Tatchell, a human-rights campaigner ... From INTELLIGENT LIFE magazine, Autumn 2008 read more » COMMENTS: Comments Ideas
  • STAMP ACTS

    A COLLECTOR DIVESTS AND REBUILDS | September 13th 2008How one man's theory took the guesswork out of the stamp market, and made him a legend ... From ECONOMIST.COM   read more » COMMENTS: Comments ART AND AUCTIONArts

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