It all started 228 years ago in the French National Assembly, when revolutionaries sat on the left and monarchists on the right.
We know it was one of the first things we did when we migrated into Europe and discovered its lions, bears and rhinos.
These four articles hope to make sense of the Brexit-Trump phenomenon.
An oxymoron is a figure of speech that contradicts itself. Examples include "authentic replica", "acting naturally" and "unbiased opinion". "The Energy and Climate Change Committee are investigating how to maximise the economic recovery of oil and gas" is another example.
In 1880s Hawaii, a “giant insect” was eaten to extinction. No photographs and specimens remain, but the beast was probably a katydid, so it might have looked something like this...
In today's Oceania, the Australian Department of Environment could easily qualify for a fifth ministry. In the name of ecology this department destroys ecosytems, while in the name of environment it aggressively increases emissions.
When a government starts deciding which rights its people have and don't have, they stop being universal human rights. They're just rights.