Berfrois

‘I am not American’

‘I am not American’

Insufficient attention is paid to the different contexts of the black people who do not live in America; we are simply put in the mould of black Americans...

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Le Pen Fighter II

Le Pen Fighter II

On the face of it, the results of Sunday’s first-round French presidential election look like a carbon copy of those in 2017...

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Radical Elites

Radical Elites

One study found that 78% of June Black Lives Matter protesters in New York City were white...

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Junior ranks are condemned to a chain of perpetual fear…

Junior ranks are condemned to a chain of perpetual fear…

Putin manages the military in much the same way as he does the wider Russian state, choosing loyalty to him above professional competence...

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Gamified Morality

Gamified Morality

I think I can remember the last time I was morally certain...

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Kyiv to Khmelnytskyi

Kyiv to Khmelnytskyi

Sofia, Dima, Vika, Andriy and Maryna left their hometown in Ukraine's eastern Donbas region after Russia took control of it in 2014...

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The Ukrainian people have rallied…

The Ukrainian people have rallied…

Here is my account of the first day of Russia’s full-scale intervention in Ukraine...

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There are two branches of activism…

There are two branches of activism…

The funding has a way of managing the direction and even the leadership of these movements, and Black Lives Matter is no different...

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Douglas Penick on Louis-Auguste Blanqui

Douglas Penick on Louis-Auguste Blanqui

In his extremity, Blanqui saw an infinity of parallel universes...

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Latvian Earthworms

Latvian Earthworms

We are all earthworms who must dig through the ground...

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Vaccinating Austria

Vaccinating Austria

Austria’s government has pointed the finger of blame firmly at the unvaccinated...

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‘At times, it feels as if the disability rights movement won’

‘At times, it feels as if the disability rights movement won’

Some protections have been eroded, usually in the name of budgetary constraints...

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Jennifer Keohane on Gary Hart

Jennifer Keohane on Gary Hart

Character assassination is the intentional destruction of a person’s reputation or credibility through strategic communication...

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Can the climate crisis overcome culture war logic?

Can the climate crisis overcome culture war logic?

Culture wars present us with an unflattering mirror: whether we take part in them or not, they can easily make us seem either pathetic or buck-passing...

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Third Wave Anti-Racism’s Ruthless Evangelism

Third Wave Anti-Racism’s Ruthless Evangelism

Encouraging black people to see themselves as perpetual victims, while assigning to white people the task of becoming enlightened enough to recognize their own inherent and irredeemable racism creates a culture of soft-bigotry...

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