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Thirty Two Magazine

The life and death of malls

In the Fifties, the first malls promised a new and better future. But what had once been a socialist’s dream became capitalism’s triumph — and ultimately, one of its biggest failures.

The boffins and the bees

How scientists from the University of Minnesota pioneer the peculiar science of the love lives of apples.

The next new economy

As we dig ourselves out of the recession, we are also building the stepping stones for a new economic paradigm, where trust is the new currency and sharing is more attractive than ownership.

The war on milk

In Minnesota, public health officials and food freedom fighters are squared off in a battle that neither side is likely to win.