Asia

East Timor: Looking Back and Looking Forward

(Photo: Nomad Tales, Flickr) On 30th August 1999, the population of East Timor voted in a historic referendum: to choose…

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Asia

Adaptation or abandonment

Jakarta and the rising sea. Photo: harlimedit/pxhere Life is full of tough choices. However, today’s decisions will determine the future…

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Conflict

Voices on social media now in the crosshair for Turkey’s Erdoğan

Photo: Fredrik Fahlman Legal proceedings for opinions expressed on social media have become commonplace in Turkey. The number of prosecution…

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Magazine

What is Iceland without ice?

The sea Jökúlsarlón did not exist ninety years ago. Now it grows bigger and bigger every year. Photo: Olivia Runsala…

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Asia

Is Pride Worth Its Price?

/ On Flickr by Engdao Wichitpunya While the US-China trade war has been at the center of international attention, it is not the…

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Activism

Whatever Happened to the Hope of Tahrir Square?

Photographer: Zeinab Mohamed  As the largest protests Egypt has seen in years have been met with violence, it may be…

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Europe

Clash in Catalonia: Explaining the background of the October protests

Picture from the Barcelona protests of October 18th / On Flickr by Masha Gladkova About a week has passed since Catalonian…

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Brexit

The Brexit Breakdown: The EU’s frustrations and negotiations

 (An edited overlay of a photo of Tusk, Merkel and Juncker, and the EU/UK flags / Wikimedia commons /UK/EU flag) …

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EU

Misperceptions of Reality

A photo of the rescue of migrants from the Sea-Watch on August 21, 2018 / Flickr Johann Wolfgang Von Goethe…

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Arts

Through Destruction Comes Rebirth: Reconstruction Of Destroyed Heritage Comes To Light In Malmö Konsthall’s Newest Installation

Michael Rakowitz, The invisible enemy should not exist, (Room G, Northwest Palace of Nimrud, Panel 21. VERDEC collection, Belgium / Photo:…

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