The WWII exit. Treptower Park, August 2019
Joel Schalit / 23 Aug 2019

The Russia Among Us

Berlin Ground Zero

Russia never goes out of style. Whether it's blamed for subverting democracy, or praised for its role in defeating fascism, the country gets linked to everything in world politics.(...)
This So-Called World (No.1)
Natalie Sarkic-Todd / 02 Aug 2019

Art Against Populism

The Images of Marjolijn den Boer

It used to be said that art imitates life. But in a world of larger-than-life leaders elected thanks to fame or fortune, we begin to see life imitating art. Pop art, to be more precise. (...)

Joel Schalit / 01 Feb 2019

Remembering Fascism in Germany

Everyone Owns the Shoah

I hate commemorating the Holocaust. Born to WWII generation Israeli-American parents in 1967, theĀ Shoah, as we call it in Hebrew, has always been the cornerstone around which we defined our Jewishness and our politics.(...)

Joel Schalit / 26 Jan 2019

Turin for Migrants

Multicultural Italy

From Palermo to Turin, to outsiders, Italy resembles a typically multicultural, globalised nation-state. Difficulty in understanding that has more to do with politics than it does with actually existing Italy.(...)

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