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22 June 2016 • 956 words • Reportage & Criticism
Considering what we do routinely to our fellow creatures—incarcerating them, castrating them, filching their mother’s milk, slaughtering them, and eating their flesh—practices that are all… more»
20 July 1998 • 1,043 words • City of Words
In my home town there’s a monument to a man who tried to fly. It was in 1739, according to the marker in St Mary’s… more»
22 June 1998 • 1,006 words • City of Words
Two weeks ago the latest lost tribe of the Amazon—two hundred strong and living in a dozen communal huts concealed beneath the forest canopy—was discovered… more»
10 August 1998 • 1,179 words • City of Words
Ken Livingstone has announced that he wants Regent’s Park Zoo to be free. Not for the animals, who will still be confined, but for the… more»
May 1996 • 1,218 words • City of Words
Pathologically polyphiloprogenitive though we are, human beings are vastly outnumbered by insects. Consider this. Insects are a hundred million years older than us—older than all… more»
19 October 1998 • 983 words • City of Words
I first went up Yr Wyddfa—Snowdon to the English—at the age of two,… more»
6 June 1996 • 1,248 words • City of Words
Broadcasting policy in Britain is under the direction of people with no vision: the cut in funding for BBC World Service radio, the country’s one… more»
22 February 1999 • 1,107 words • City of Words
A jetliner on a transpolar night flight develops a mechanical fault. Forced to land in a snowstorm on an ice-bound landing strip, it touches down… more»
21 April 1997 • 1,056 words • City of Words
At the Royal Geographical Society in London last week one of the world’s greatest living naturalists, Jonathan Kingdon, was celebrating the publication of his field… more»
8 February 1999 • 1,215 words • City of Words
I’ve never eaten chimpanzee flesh. I expect you haven’t either. And as of this week there’s a new reason not to. Chimpanzees, it appears from… more»
In ethnographic research, oral history, human rights, journalism, literature and film
Kenneth Binyavanga Wainaina Born 18 January 1971; died 21 May 2019
The original affluent society and its encounter with modernity
Learning from human rights and humanitarian crises...
A Norman castle in the north-east of...
Last month in Yirol I bought a heifer—a brindled two-year old, not yet in calf....