Magazine- February 18, 2023: The Economist
Investors are betting on good times. The likelier prospect is turbulence
They will damage the country at home and abroad
David Malpass’s record is better than his many critics will credit
History Today Magazine – March 2023 Issue:
For 600 years Muslims held sway over the Indian subcontinent. Then democracy and a desultory leadership did them in.
Found guilty of the Temple Murders in 1733, Sarah Malcolm became the most notorious woman in Britain. Did she commit the crime alone? Did she commit it at all?
The US government was happy to support the assassination of foreign officials – but not to be seen doing so.
FRANCE 24 (February 16, 2023) – A glimpse of some of the incredible artworks saved from the devastating fire at Notre Dame Cathedral and now on display in a new exhibition at the Cité de l’architecture in Paris.
– March 9, 2023: The New York Review of Books
True crime stories, like Sarah Weinman’s
Scoundrel, make for suspenseful reading. But do they exploit the criminal, and deepen a thirst for punishment?
The Howe family achieved an influential position of power in late-eighteenth-century Britain, propelled by the shrewd social intelligence of the Howe women.
February 16, 2023: China’s president, Xi Jinping, has promised to give support to Iran. How will that affect relations between the two countries and the West? Also in the programme, we discuss whether Finland will join Nato before Sweden and look at India’s first new museum opening in a decade.
Congressional Budget Office projections released on Wednesday suggested rising interest rates and bipartisan spending bills are adding to deficits.
New budget projections show that the program’s spending is outpacing tax revenues as an aging population claims benefits.
Walking down its streets a year ago was like wandering into the modern ruins of another empire come and gone from Afghanistan. Now, the Taliban have adopted the former diplomatic enclave as their own.
The mass shooting in Monterey Park threatened a community of ballroom dancers who share a rich history. They hope to find a way to carry on.