Tag: Europe

Sometimes, apparently trivial expressions of bigotry can take on surprising importance. (More…)

As the latest anti-racism chants fade from Norwegian media headlines, rights advocates in the Scandinavian country are exploring ways of continuing the discussions that started on social media and led to protests. (More…)

It doesn’t take long to place Zenobia’s new album Halak Halakwhich translates as a slangy “Welcome, Welcome!” – in the Middle East. (More…)

2020 will be remembered as the year race broke. Not in a popular sense, to refer to the 1991 Dave Markey documentary about American punk. Rather, as the year that diversity became a subject of crisis, again. (More…)

“We don’t give accounts to Israelis.” The last stage in completing the paperwork for an online bank account, I’d just submitted my passport for review. (More…)

The term “crisis” is applied all too freely in politics and journalism. It has become a common designation for the Coronavirus outbreak as well. (More…)

We shouldn’t have had to go through it. But the Coronavirus crisis has taught us some hard lessons.  Most importantly, that globalisation, as it works today, is a failure. (More…)

Four years ago extremism came to Brussels. It exploded in the airport and metro, and in our hearts. Although we knew it could happen here, we didn’t expect it. (More…)