Liam Heitmann-Rice

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Find the good amidst the gloom

‘The battle to feed humanity is already lost.’ That’s the cheerful assessment of a book called The Population Bomb, which was published in the 60s. It concludes we in the western world will have starved to death by the early 80s. Now a UN report published this month underlines 2018’s ‘increased number of intense hurricanes…

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Treptow-Köpenick

Away from the centre, from the anxious headache, The mad rush of Brandenburg Gate, Reichstag, Tiergarten, Bundestag, Pull me out, lift me up, and let me take My own small piece Of this German Manhattan: Ich möchte retten The city I see splashed over postcards and shot on film, The clichéd Berlin – oh please…