John Foster / 19 Feb 2021

Bullshit Politics

The Lying Right

For Americans, who are wont to see everything in Biblical terms, the Arctic temperatures which froze much of their country this week were a punishment from God.(...)

Samee Alhwash / 19 Nov 2020

Islam and Colonialism

Secularising the Conflict

Whether in the boycott French products campaign on social media or through conversations with friends, Muslims I know feel conflicted about the recent terrorist attacks in Vienna and Nice.(...)

Natalie Sarkic-Todd / 28 Sep 2020

Change Comes to Montenegro

Resisting the Call of Nationalism

We arrived late in the evening by car from Brussels to Podgorica. No small feat, given the length of the journey and borders closing due to Coronavirus. We found ourselves following the Israeli cycling team out of Belgium’s Ardennes.(...)

Migrant and solidarity mural. Tel Aviv, May Day 2018.
Joel Schalit / 23 Sep 2019

My Life With Netanyahu

The View From Berlin

"He's going to save Israel from the Europeans." So said my late aunt, handing me a photocopy of something written by its new ambassador to the UN. "Netanyahu speaks the truth."(...)
The Battleground / 10 May 2019

The God That Survived

Identity Politics in ex-Soviet Europe

Few areas of news coverage are as new to religion as it is to Europe. Particularly for journalists from the United States and the Middle East, where faith and politics are ineluctably intertwined.(...)