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Berlin notebook: Antifa, “Fascists,” and the Real Thing in the Streets of Warsaw

By Stan Persky | 2017 November 13

Straight from the front lines of Facebook to your ear (and God’s, and the CIA’s).

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The Ins and Outs of the Labyrinth

By Stan Persky | 2017 October 24

It’s a flash-mob Greek tragedy. Stan Persky reviews “Adults in the Room,” the political memoir that tells you almost everything you need to know about the EU.

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Our Intrepid Reporter

By Stan Persky | 2017 October 15

Martha Gellhorn’s journalistic beat covered the globe. Today, there’s more reason than ever to read her dispatches from the front.

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Brett Enemark, 1948-2017, RIP

By Brian Fawcett | 2017 October 12

Brian Fawcett posts an obituary for–and something of an apology to–an old friend who died a few months ago.

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RIP Henry Hoekema

By Brian Fawcett | 2017 October 12

A belated obituary for a man who deserved better than he got from life.

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Letter from Berlin: “Mutti” Merkel in the Middle

By Stan Persky | 2017 September 29

German chancellor Angela Merkel won a fourth term, the Far Right won seats in Parliament for the first time since Hitler. Dooney’s is on-site to read the tea-leaves.

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Xenophobic nationalism: Myanmar’s curse

By Daniel Gawthrop | 2017 September 25

Dan Gawthrop on genocide-in-progress. The Rohingya crisis in Myanmar.

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Trump’s Four Horsemen of the Apocalypse

By Stan Persky | 2017 September 6

The end of the world used to include Death, War, Famine and Pestilence. The 2017 edition features Climate Change, Civil War, Nuclear Armageddon, and Trump. And don’t forget the Pink Lady.What’s a Dreamer to do?

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An Interview with Jenny Mastoraki

By Myrna Kostash | 2017 September 4

Myrna Kostash pulls a 1982 Interview with Greek poet and translator Jenny Mastoraki from the memory vault. We think its worth publishing.

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John Asbhbery (1927-2017)

By Stan Persky | 2017 September 4

John Ashbbery.

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