It's about being frozen. Suburban Paris, from the train.
Charlie Bertsch / 22 Jan 2020

Banlieue Noir

The Suburbs of TripleGo

How you respond to the work of Paris rap duo TripleGo may well depend on your knowledge of the context that produced them.  If you know it well, you will likely understand why they have received so much praise for the subdued, yet propulsive tracks on their two 2019 albums, MACHAKIL and Yeux Rouge(...)
They prefer Flash Ball guns. Facing protestors, Paris.
Maxime Sattonnay / 15 Jan 2020

French Police and the Press

The Alexis Poulin Interview

Alexis Poulin is an independent journalist and founder of  Le Monde Moderne, which covers French and EU politics, mainly on TV and radio. In December 2019, in a Tweet that has since been deleted, Poulin was singled out by a French police union (Syndicat indépendant des commissaires de police, SICP) as one of five anti-police campaigners, calling him "the hater".(...)

Just say Nee. 2016 Ukraine referendum, Amsterdam.
Paul Simon / 25 Oct 2019

The Dutch Rehearsal

Russia and the Ukraine Referendum

When EU leaders declined to start the accession process for North Macedonia and Albania, it was French President Emmanuel Macron who was singled out as the spoiler. (...)

Germany against racism. Berlin, June 2019.
John Foster / 13 Sep 2019

Coming Up for Air

The Populist Interregnum

Describing his time in Nazi prison camps in the 1930s, Paul Massing noted that the experience was much more difficult for those outside his political party.(...)

CasaPound's squat cum HQ, in Rome.
Joe Keady / 21 Aug 2019

Far-Right Housing Complexes

The New Fascist Makeover

One of the overarching projects of the European new right is an incremental disentangling what it considers the “good” fascists from the “bad” Nazis. (...)

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