Europe

The Attack on Charlie Hebdo Plays Right Into Marine Le Pen's Hands
January 07, 2015

Despite the troubling pattern of violence by religious extremists, the attacks are not representative of a collective will. 

Are We Entering a New Age of Artistic Censorship in Europe?
December 10, 2014

There's an assumption threatening the arts: Only particular people can tell the story of particular experiences. 

A Major German Political Party Used to Support Pedophilia—And It's Coming Back to Haunt Them
November 23, 2014

Everything you need to know about the scandal that's rocking German politics.

Boris Johnson's Winston Churchill Looks an Awful Lot Like Boris Johnson
November 14, 2014

Johnson somehow make great praise for Churchill come off as sheer narcissism.

Spain Is Sending This Basque Activist to Jail for Writing an Op-Ed
November 10, 2014

Was his article free speech, or support for terrorism?

A Single Sound Brought Together Berlin After the Wall Fell
November 07, 2014

Worming its way into the ruins of a disjointed metropolis, techno capitalized on the general atmosphere of good-natured chaos that prevailed in the afterglow of reunification

Christopher Columbus Was Both a Crusader and a Villain
October 13, 2014

Yes, he did terrible things. Here's the full story. 

Shame on Turkey for Choosing the Islamic State Over the Kurds
October 12, 2014

If Turkey refuses to act, it can kiss its NATO membership goodbye.

Video: The Ridiculous Meaning of Europe's Flag, Explained
September 29, 2014

Nothing on it represents anything. It's just...stuff.

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