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The 1980s American Soap Opera That Explains How Russia Feels About Everything

A look at the peculiar obsession with “Santa Barbara” in the post-Soviet experience.

German Philosophy Has Finally Gone Viral. Will That Be Its Undoing?

A new generation of rockstar philosophers are taking the discipline to the masses. But their TED Talks, TV shows, and best-sellers might be ruining it forever.

Verdirbt Richard David Precht die Deutsche Philosophie?

Eine neue Generation deutscher Philosophen bringt die Disziplin Kants, Hegels und Adornos näher ans Volk als je zuvor -- und vielleicht eher zu Fall.

One Woman’s Fight to Claim Her ‘Blackness’ in Brazil

The experience of a young lawyer raises difficult questions about race, belonging, and the bureaucracy of affirmative action in a country lauded for its egalitarian history.

The Elephant in the Comedy Club

A troupe of popular young comics avoids mixing humor and politics in Rwanda.

‘Menace.’ ‘Criminal.’ ‘Monkey.’: The Harsh Reality of Being African in India

A wave of brutal violence against visiting college students is forcing the country to examine its racism problem.

The Diplomacy of Dog Walking in Russia

Meet the woman in Moscow caring for the U.S. canines of state.

We Are (Still) Living in an Orwellian World

Surveillance, drones, and never-ending wars have given new global resonance to the works of George Orwell.

For the Love of Welsh Rarebit

In a politically correct era, is it ever OK to crave colonialist cuisine?

The Things They Carried: The Afghan Field Medic

On the frontlines of war, there are only the briefest of moments to save lives—or lose them.

Can Stories About Food Upend Familiar Narratives of War?

Refugees are often portrayed as helpless victims — reporting on culture and cuisine is one way to tell the whole story.

Reza Aslan Argues: There Is No Divide Between Islam and American Culture

The American Muslim community is growing into a dynamic group — one that is firmly planted in the U.S. tradition of individualism.

Os vários tons de Maíra Mutti Araújo

Num país famoso por um ideal de mistura racial, a luta de uma candidata para usar cotas raciais levanta questões complexas sobre cor e identidade no Brasil.

SitRep: Kushner Claims Four Meetings With Russian Officials, Denies Collusion

  With Adam Rawnsley Speak, memory. Presidential son-in-law and White House advisor Jared Kushner says he has no recollection of two phone calls he reportedly shared with Russian Ambassador Sergey Kislyak between April and November 2016, and is “highly skeptical these calls took place.” The assertion comes in his opening statement to the Senate Intelligence...

Poland Sets Stage for EU Standoff

A contentious overhaul of the country’s judiciary could see Brussels invoke the “nuclear option.”

How Will Trump’s Attack Dogs Affect Mueller’s Russia Investigation?

The special counsel has a mammoth job, and the president has just warned him of what he long suspected: He may not have much time.

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