Photo Essays

“You’re giving the wrong impression of Berlin,” the email read. “It’s in Germany, not Iraq.” So read the umpteenth message I’d received that day from readers of Reddit Berlin, one of the most highly used social media forums about the city, in English. It was one of the kinder notes I received. (More…)

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Nationalism is here to stay. The far-right may never take over the European Commission. But its politics are now mainstream and have changed the way the executive frames multiculturalism. (More…)

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Russia never goes out of style. Whether it’s blamed for subverting democracy, or praised for its role in defeating fascism, the country gets linked to everything in world politics. (More…)

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It used to be said that art imitates life. But in a world of larger-than-life leaders elected thanks to fame or fortune, we begin to see life imitating art. Pop art, to be more precise. (More…)

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It was a grassroots gathering. Spread online and by word of mouth, in what felt like a whisper. And so assorted groups of normally quiet Remainers assembled in London to march on Parliament. (More…)

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No country, apart from the United States, is as riven with debate about its relationship with Israel as Germany. (More…)

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I hate commemorating the Holocaust. Born to WWII generation Israeli-American parents in 1967, the Shoah, as we call it in Hebrew, has always been the cornerstone around which we defined our Jewishness and our politics. (More…)

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From Palermo to Turin, to outsiders, Italy resembles a typically multicultural, globalised nation-state. Difficulty in understanding that has more to do with politics than it does with actually existing Italy. (More…)

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