• April 28, 2017
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  • An artist with a cause — and effect
    Apr 19, 2017 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    Palestinian artist Khaled Hourani has a knack for making bold political statements, regardless of his chosen medium
  • Hillary Clinton, free to speak her mind
    Apr 19, 2017 By Nicholas Kristof
    Moving on from her defeat in the presidential election, she is now ‘passionate about the unfinished business of the 21st century’
  • The art of urban farming
    Apr 05, 2017 By Jyoti KalsiSpecial to Weekend Review
    My Green Chapter brings gardening tools from around the world to help UAE residents join the growing network of urban farmers
  • A date with the ocean
    Apr 05, 2017 By Gagandeep KaurSpecial to Weekend Review
    Afroz Shah, a young Indian lawyer from Mumbai, is spearheading the world’s largest beach clean-up project
  • Notes from the land of fire
    Apr 05, 2017 By Omar ShariffSpecial to Weekend Review
    Baku boasts of an impressive skyline but the young in the Azerbaijani capital bemoan the lack of opportunities
  • The female sculptors of Kumartuli
    Mar 29, 2017 By Anuradha SenguptaSpecial to Weekend Review
    In Kolkata’s traditional potters’ quarter, women artisans are fighting to gain acceptance in the male-dominated profession
  • India’s Robin Hoods
    Mar 29, 2017 By Nilima Pathak, Special to Weekend Review
    Two friends made it their mission to redistribute food to the homeless in the country, and now their initiative is spreading worldwide
  • So, um, I was saying...
    Mar 29, 2017 By Christopher Mele
    Communications experts describe “aah,” “you know” and similar expressions as discourse markers, interjections or verbal pauses
  • Helping runaway kids find way back home
    Mar 15, 2017 By Gagandeep Kaur Special to Weekend Review
    A non-profit organisation in India, rescues children from the vagaries of life on railway platforms and reunites them with their families
  • Did Indians discover the zero?
    Mar 15, 2017 By Rama Lakshmi
    At a brainstorming event, several scholars will take stock of what is known about the origin of zero
  • Instagram snaps of dinner aren’t the cause: for that, look to an intensive farming and supermarket culture that has divorced people from how food is produced
  • Uzbek Zawiya, keeping a Sufi tradition alive
    Mar 08, 2017 By Rafique GangatSpecial to Weekend Review
    The Bukhari family in Jerusalem is staying true to its roots with a combination of heritage and spirituality
  • We’re driving ourselves crazy trying to do everything, instead of identifying ways to do fewer things and a few things better
  • The language of tolerance
    Mar 01, 2017 By Syed Hamad Ali Special to Weekend Review
    Chatterbox, a social enterprise founded by Mursal Hedayat, trains refugees as foreign language tutors
  • Japan grapples with shortage of workers
    Mar 01, 2017 By Jonathan Soble
    Without the ‘technical trainees’, work at farms, food-processing businesses and many manufacturing units would grind to a halt
  • Erasing yourself from the internet
    Mar 01, 2017 By Abby Ohlheiser
    Removing your digital footprints is nearly impossible but here’s how you can try