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Violent resistance is often cathartic and seductive. But, it can have drastic consequences.
Robert Heath claimed to have cured homosexuality by implanting electrodes into the pleasure centre of the brain. Robert Colvile reports on one of the great forgotten stories of neuroscience.
Meet the scientists finding out how we can defeat our inner trolls and build more cooperative digital societies.
The ban on women's entry into the iconic Hindu temple in Kerala's Sabarimala has been challenged in India's Supreme Court. But, how legally tenable are the petitions really?
Can radical politics harbor a deadening conservatism?
The legal battle to decriminalise homosexuality in India has come a long way.
A country-by-country analysis of freedom of the press in Central Asia.
Sophie Cousins investigates the challenges women face in accessing abortion and contraception in two very different countries – India and the USA.
The past few months have seen the ongoing ethnic armed conflict in Myanmar reach an unusual high. This does not bode well for the peace process.
A history of modernity as a history of factories struggles to see beyond their walls.