Joel Schalit / 17 Jun 2020

George Floyd in Germany

The America Problem

All of the signs were in English. For most Berliners, the language is so common, they take it for granted. Especially for a city in which a quarter of the population is international.(...)
Charlie Bertsch / 13 May 2020

The Power of Failing

Lorenzo Senni’s Scacco Matto

Scacco Matto sounds like a mosaic of Europop hits from the early 1980s. The album is made from pieces so tiny, their arrangement so abstract, that it transcends the referentiality of so much postmodern music.(...)

John Foster / 10 Apr 2020

Born to Lose

Joe Biden and the Democrats

When Bernie Sanders suspended his campaign for the Democratic nomination earlier this week, the leftist finally gave Joe Biden what he's been after for four decades: a run at the presidency. (...)