The Boy Who Had Two Lives

When Binjamin Wilkomirksi’s account of his childhood was published in 1995, it was hailed as a classic among Holocaust memoirs. Then the fraud allegations began.

Source: The Independent
Published: Jun 6, 1999
Length: 27 minutes (6,864 words)

Masters of illusion: The great management consultancy swindle

It’s cost the NHS £300m and its practitioners are wielding the axe at magazine giant Condé Nast. But is it all just smoke and mirrors? Ex-management consultant Matthew Stewart recalls his career in the “efficiency business” – and reveals its dark arts

Source: The Independent
Published: Sep 17, 2009
Length: 11 minutes (2,942 words)

Deborah Orr: We feel sorry for abused children. But what about damaged adults?

Educational facilities for children like Sonnex have improved so little under Labour

Source: The Independent
Published: Jun 11, 2009
Length: 4 minutes (1,206 words)

The dark side of Dubai

Dubai was meant to be a Middle-Eastern Shangri-La, a glittering monument to Arab enterprise and western capitalism. But as hard times arrive in the city state that rose from the desert sands, an uglier story is emerging. Johann Hari reports

Source: The Independent
Published: Apr 7, 2009
Length: 35 minutes (8,766 words)