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Our panel of experts and commentators as they discuss what is to be done about the largest wave of mass-migration in Europe since WWII.
France gave us the word intellectual; its world-leading thinkers taught us to reason. But in recent years, French thought has been in the doldrums – some say even in crisis. Award-winning historian Sudhir Hazareesingh asks: ...
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Nick Bostrom is founding director of the Future of Humanity Institute, Oxford Martin School.
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