Articles tagged with europe

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Daniel Petrick

The award-winning documentary ‘Honeyland’ sets out to offer a timeless environmental parable, but in the process it also explores misconceptions about the region’s culture and history. 

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Adele Lebano

With few restrictions and no tracing of the disease’s spread, the government is relying upon Swedish character and traditions to see it through the pandemic.

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Paul Hockenos

Germany's low death rate and quick payout of relief to workers makes a case for social democracy as preparedness.

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Holly Case

The winner of the National Book Award for Translated Literature serves up an apocalyptic vision of Hungarian society.

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Yuliya Komska

Far-right leaders often call for one nation united under one language. At the same time, they have always been good at using translation to spread their politics.

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Anthony Paletta

Yugoslavia produced a thrilling variety of buildings—frequently departing from the prefabricated monotony of the Eastern Bloc.

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David R. K. Adler

But it is increasingly difficult to question Israel’s policies without accusations of anti-Semitism.

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Svetlana Boym

A close look at post-Soviet commercial advertising reveals that market norms never really took hold—even among capitalists.

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Nancy Scheper-Hughes

The pontiff still hasn't commented on Ireland's abortion referendum. That could all change when he visits the country in August. 

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Carlos Fraenkel

The focus on Muslim anti-Semitism obscures the real quandary of multiculturalism in Angela Merkel’s Germany.