• October 26, 2016
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  • How a woman is helping Palestinian artists
    Oct 19, 2016 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Semifinalist on ‘The Queen’, Rawan Al Asaad, tries to bridge the gap between art and society
  • America’s legacy of torture
    Oct 19, 2016 By Matt Apuzzo, Sheri Fink and James Risen
    After enduring agonising treatment in secret CIA prisons or the Guantanamo Bay detention camp, dozens of detainees developed persistent mental health problems
  • How women in India are dealing with fear
    Oct 19, 2016 By Gagandeep Kaur, Special to Weekend Review
    From enrolling in self-defence classes to keeping pepper spray handy, they are taking steps to protect themselves
  • In exile with Don Quixote
    Oct 19, 2016 By Ariel Dorfman
    Cervantes died 400 years ago, yet he continues to send us words that we need to meditate upon before it is too late
  • The advent of autonomous vehicles will transform our industries and the way we all live — for the better
  • Narcissist? Don't be quick to use label
    Oct 11, 2016 Washington Post
    Even if you’re so vain, you may not actually deserve to be called one
  • Makerspaces make room for learning, creativity
    Oct 05, 2016 By Anuradha Sengupta Special to Weekend Review
    Across India, these spaces are offering people of all ages the opportunity to give their ideas shape
  • Joaquín ‘El Chapo’ Guzmán, named Public Enemy Number One, escaped prison twice, but now the authorities are not taking chances
  • The marriage slump in China
    Oct 05, 2016 By Amie Tsang and 
Zhang Tiantian
    Fewer people are getting married, a shift with profound implications for the country’s economic and social life
  • Waning interest among the young generation, safer streets and high rents are driving the traditional martial art out of everyday life
  • Narcissists don’t always win
    Oct 05, 2016 By Melissa Healy
    They may start out popular, but people see through them in the long run
  • Amid poverty, hope for better life
    Sep 29, 2016 By Faris Al-Jawad, Special to Weekend Review
    As Lebanon calls for more aid to tackle the refugee crisis, those living in Majdal Anjar and Shatila camps struggle to make ends meet
  • While the street can still draw a crowd, there are noticeably fewer tourists and more beggars and musicians from Syria
  • Why my grandfather still loves Mao
    Sep 29, 2016 By Yifu Dong
    China’s future leaders must understand the hope — and the danger — that idealism brought to the nation’s founding generation
  • From rebel fighters to Romeos
    Sep 29, 2016 By Kim Ghattas
    In Tripoli ancient grudges and new mutinies are being broken by a radical experiment to turn would-be radicals into stage performers
  • A nose by any other name
    Sep 28, 2016 By Sarah Kaplan
    There are associations between the sounds in words and the ideas they represent in various languages