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Isabel Allende: a feminist life
In her new memoir The Soul of A Woman, the best-selling Chilean author Isabel Allende explores how feminism has shaped her life over the past seven decades.
The mystery of MH370
The French journalist Florence de Changy discusses her new book which unpicks the official story about the 2014 disappearance of flight MH370 — and offers a theory as to what may have happened.
The scientific event that changed Australia
In 1914 Australia hosted the British Association for the Advancement of Science congress. At the time it was a massive undertaking to bring hundreds of scientists by ship to the other side of the world. Lynette Russell explains why it was a pivotal moment for Australian science.
How President Trump helped end a ceasefire in Western Sahara
There have been many repercussions of the surprise announcement President Trump made in December 2020, promising to recognise Morocco's claims to Western Sahara if Morocco recognised the State of Israel. This announcement was from a President who admitted in 2019 he knew nothing about Western Sahara.
Ian Dunt's UK
Ian Dunt surveys the political and social landscape in Britain this week.
Taking the stigma out of mental illness
Richard Grinker charts the changing social and medical attitudes towards mental illness and discusses his new book Nobody's Normal: How Culture Created the Stigma of Mental Illness.