Tag: protest

America on Fire captures a time that simultaneously feels like a distant past and an endless present. (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…)

“The Kurds are the Roma of the Middle East.” I should have seen it coming. The statement, made by a reporter I worked with, was typical of his repertoire. Like many Europeans, they didn’t immediately fit with his idea of the region. (More…)

The year 2020 has been filled with wild plot twists, from the Coronavirus pandemic to a national uprising against white supremacy in the United States. (More…)

Lee Gamble’s new almost-LP, Exhaust, is not easy to like. Every time one of its eight tracks seems to settle into a groove, it suddenly darts off in a different direction. The patterns that do repeat are usually too complicated to remember before the record has been played many times over. (More…)

When was the last time that Washington backed the good guys? Barack Obama’s support for Syria’s Kurds was always a fraught proposition. (More…)

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…)

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