John Foster / 08 Jul 2022

Stupid and Dangerous

The Starmer Project: A Journey to the Right, by Oliver Eagleton

Boris Johnson has been a dead man walking for months. His resignation has been more of a relief than a shock.(...)

Fausia A. / 13 Apr 2021

Mistreating Minority Women

Austrian Healthcare Apartheid

Abortion is legal in Austria within the first three months of pregnancy, after consultation with a doctor. And every year, around 30,000 abortions are performed in the country. Women of colour make up for more than a third of those who undergo an abortion, and nearly half of them are foreign-born. Why is this?(...)
Charlie Bertsch / 04 Mar 2020

Power in the Darkness

Kaelan Mikla’s Riot Goth Noir

If someone put you in a dark room and played you a version of Icelandic band Kaelan Mikla minus the vocals, you might well wonder which neglected post-punk band from the early ‘80s was in the process of being rediscovered. (...)

John Foster / 24 Feb 2020

Revenge on Germany

Miriam Gebhardt’s Crimes Unspoken

The rape of hundreds of thousands of German women in the waning days of the Second World War has historically gotten short shrift, both as crime and tragedy. (...)

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. (...)

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