Heres what Americans need to know about the UKs health system | James Ball

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Donald Trumps reviews of the NHS suggest he knows little about our method or the one he presides over, says freelance correspondent James Ball NHS Here’s what Americans need to know about the UK’s health system Donald Trump’s reviews of the NHS suggest he doesn’t know much about our arrangement- or the one he presides […]

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Migrants are more profitable than drugs: how the mafia infiltrated Italys asylum system

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Russia’ s Lavrov pestered as Syria peace negotiation in Sochi collapse – CNN The long read: Crime lineages have cashed in on the refugee industry Joy, a young Nigerian woman, was stand in the street outside the sprawling, overcrowded Cara di Mineo reception centre for asylum seekers in primary Sicily, waiting for someone to pick […]

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‘Class-passing’: how do you learn the rules of being rich?

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America is built on rags-to-riches narratives. But how does class-passing actually exertion and how to navigate your brand-new life and your old? On an October night in 2003, a flat tire changed Muhammad Faridi’s life forever. Faridi was 20. An immigrant who’d moved from a small village in Pakistan to Brighton Beach, Brooklyn when he […]

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Is this the end of civilisation? We could take a different path | George Monbiot

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Environmental breakdown, coupled with the self-destructive behaviour of governments, has designated us on a road to ruin. And were stymie off all measures of escape, says Guardian critic George Monbiot Environment Is this the end of civilisation? We could take a different route Environmental breakdown, coupled with the self-destructive behaviour of governments, has set us […]

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‘I dont know how they live with themselves’ artist Nan Goldin takes on the billionaire family behind OxyContin

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The photographer became an addict after going secured on a drug opioid. Now clean-living, she is waging war on the skill donors who have advantaged from the crisis Nan Goldin The photographer became an addict after getting fixed on a drug opioid. Now clean, she is waging combat on the art philanthropists who have profited […]

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Post-work: the radical idea of a world without jobs

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The long predict: Labour has governed our lives for centuries, and it does so today now more than ever. But a new generation of thinkers demands there is an alternative Work is the master of the modern world. For most people, it is impossible to envisage culture without it. It dominates and penetrates everyday life- […]

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Lets wrench power back from the billionaires | Bernie Sanders

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If we stand together against potent special interests we can eliminate poverty, raise life expectancy and tackle climate change, writes US senator Bernie Sanders Inequality Let’s wrench power back from the billionaires If we stand together against potent special interest we can eliminate poverty, grow life expectancy and tackle climate change Share on Twitter

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Dont listen to Gwyneth Paltrow: keep your coffee well away from your rectum | Jen Gunter

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The colonic irrigation and chocolate enemas promoted on Paltrows website Goop are not merely excessive, they are potentially dangerous, writes obstetrician and gynaecologist Dr Jen Gunter It seems January is Gwyneth Paltrow’s go-to month for promoting potentially dangerous things that should not go in or near an orifice. January 2015 brought us jade eggs, and […]

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