A magazine kiosk in Beijing. Image via Flickr user: Peter Ashlock.

The Old Man and His Magazine

After years of being a thorn in the side of the Communist Party, a highly esteemed Chinese liberal magazine has been shut down.

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Cartoon: Clash of Values

The burkini ban in France is another example of how Eastern and Western values focus on how women dress.

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The Mosul Music Teacher Fighting Extremists with Strength of Strings (in Arabic)

Risking everything, Iraqi musicians resist the Islamic State’s occupation of Mosul by continuing to play their instruments. (In original Arabic.)

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Visual by Hazem Atraqchi. Image provided by the author. Rights reserved.

The Mosul Music Teacher Fighting Extremists with Strength of Strings

Risking everything, Iraqi musicians resist the Islamic State’s occupation of Mosul by continuing to play their instruments.

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A note retrieved from the sunken submarine. Image via: Wikimedia Commons.

The Kursk Submarine Disaster, Explained

An explanation of the political and historic contexts of the Kursk submarine disaster, a highly taboo subject in Russia.

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An Excerpt from Kaharlyk by Oleh Shynkarenko
by  / August 16, 2016
An excerpt from the English translation of the revolutionary Ukrainian novel Kaharlyk, due out in September. Read more...
A magazine kiosk in Beijing. Image via Flickr user: Peter Ashlock.
The Old Man and His Magazine
by  / August 26, 2016
After years of being a thorn in the side of the Communist Party, a highly esteemed Chinese liberal magazine has been shut down. Read more...

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