Myths about the harmful effects of biotech “Franken-foods” multiply faster than the crops. In fact, innumerable studies have shown they are not only safe to eat but also better for the environment. The science is clear. It is time for the ill-informed hostility to stop.
The most lauded Arab filmmaker of his generation has been compared to Buster Keaton and Jacques Tati, even though his work is concerned with occupation and dispossession. Now Artistic Advisor to Doha Film Institute, he meditates on self-evaluation, memory and the “metamorphosis into the aesthetic."
Fifty years on from Betty Friedan’s The Feminine Mystique, some argue feminism has caused more problems than it has solved. But while arguments continue to rage about what the status and roles of women should be, too little real progress has been made.