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Letter from Berlin: The Refugee Referendum

By Stan Persky | 2016 March 18

In Germany, voters go to the polls to assess Angela Merkel’s refugee policy.

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Women I Read: International Women’s Day 2016

By Stan Persky | 2016 March 8

An IWD game: who would be on your list?

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Why Haydée?

By Margaret Randall | 2015 September 11

From Margaret Randall’s new book, “Haydee Santamaria, Cuban Revolutionary.”

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The Young and the Restless, and Laura Kipnis

By Stan Persky | 2015 July 25

“Feminist students protest feminist prof for writing about feminism”: the Laura Kipnis story.

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Letter from Berlin: Quo Vadis, Greece?

By Stan Persky | 2015 July 24

Questions about Greece that maybe even the Delphic oracle can’t answer.

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Local Investment, Local Knowledge, and the Way Ideas are Imagined

By Brian Fawcett | 2015 June 3

Brian Fawcett goes home to Prince George to award the “John Harris Prize,” and makes a speech about what happened to the profits and prophets of the region.

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Letter from Berlin: Syriza and the Minotaur

By Stan Persky | 2015 March 21

Of fiscal gods and monster debts: the Greek crisis.

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Two Principles of Free Speech

By John Dixon | 2015 March 20

John Dixon on free speech.

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Letter from Berlin: History, Cont’d.

By Stan Persky | 2015 January 17

Reflections on the shootings in Paris, and the Continuation, not the End, of History.

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Is the Far-Right Right?

By Brian Fawcett | 2015 January 16

We know David Solway is right wing. But is he actually right about any of it? Brian Fawcett investigates….

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