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Note to footballers: doing the right thing is more than a PR job It's not the sexism, misogyny, homophobia and racism in football that gets you down. It's not even the fact that people in football think such things are perfectly all right. It's the way that football seems genuinely bewildered by the suggestion that it'
The Independent | 17 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Isis in Iraq: The trauma of the last six months has overwhelmed the remaining Christians in the country Two years ago Jalal Yako, a Syriac Catholic priest, returned to his home town of Qaraqosh to persuade members of his community to stay in Iraq and not to emigrate because of the violence directed against them.
The Independent | 17 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Neil Findlay is more a pink shrimp than a red firebrand Amid an attractive short-list Andrew Mitchell, Kelly Tolhurst, the defeated Tory candidate in the Rochester and Strood by-election the politician for whom I felt the most sympathy last week was Neil Findlay, newly revealed as an unexpected front-runner in
The Independent | 17 hours, 2 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fangs And Farsi On Film Ana Lily Amirpour’s debut film A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night features a vampire heroine who claims her victims in a chador: Performed entirely in Farsi, A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night is set in Bad City, a fictional Iranian ghost town (played b
Andrew Sullivan | 17 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
The art of the deal between Democrats and Republicans IT HAS been a tumultuous November for the American political system. The Republican party swept to victory in the midterm elections, ousting the Democrats from control of the Senate in a result widely interpreted as voter repudiation of President Obama. U
Washington Post | 17 hours, 45 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Mr. Obama needs a tougher deal to curb Irans nuclear ambitions THE DIPLOMATIC betting is that the negotiations on Irans nuclear program will end with an agreement to defer Mondays deadline for a few months. Sanctions on Iran would remain, as would Tehrans suspension of its most dangerous nuclear activities. While the
Washington Post | 17 hours, 47 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Net neutrality and the Internet balancing act Everyone from giant Internet service providers to lone Twilight fan-fiction writers loves net neutrality. But few who genuflect toward the phrase can make sense of the bureaucratic battle raging in and around the Federal Communications Commission and its
Washington Post | 17 hours, 48 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Face Of The Day Scott Chasserot‘s portrait series Original Ideal explores how people envision their ideal selves: The experiment is actually fairly straightforward and easy to understand. First, his subjects have their portrait taken in the most unadorned, simplest
Andrew Sullivan | 17 hours, 49 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Hot Cookin Claire Lower mulls over the links between “food pornography” and the real thing: Food porn, like pornography, is all about visual stimulation. Food is posed,painted, injected with fillers (chicken legs are made plumper with mashed potatoes), a
Andrew Sullivan | 18 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
A Short Story For Saturday We haven’t featured any of Raymond Carver’s short stories on the Dish yet a major oversight, given the writer’s reputation and influence. “Cathedral” generally is considered one of his finer works, and here’s what Carve
Andrew Sullivan | 19 hours, 16 minutes ago | comment? | recommend