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    Mexican Saints and Ukrainian Bakeries: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing
    Oct13

    Mexican Saints and Ukrainian Bakeries: The Week in Global-Affairs Writing

    To Combat Gentrification in Mexico City, Two Artists Invented a Patron Saint Maya Kroth | Pacific Standard “In Mexico, which rivals the Democratic Republic of the Congo in income inequality, displacement by gentrification has only made things worse. And the artists say corruption from real estate speculators and local politicians—even the...

    Leftists and the Jews
    Oct13

    Leftists and the Jews

    Editor’s note: The following remarks were delivered by Rabbi Shalom Lewis on the second day of Rosh Hashanah at the congregation Etz Chaim in Atlanta, Georgia. The words I am about to share will be riddled with controversy. Some will squirm in their seats and I will squirm here on the bima but they are words I must express. I have never...

    Hungary, Ukraine Clash Over Kyiv’s New Language Law
    Oct13

    Hungary, Ukraine Clash Over Kyiv’s New Language Law

    The foreign ministers of Hungary and Ukraine clashed on Thursday over Ukraine’s new law banning teaching in minority languages, with Budapest threatening to retaliate by blocking Ukraine’s aspirations to integration in the European Union. Hungary said on Tuesday it would ask the EU to review its ties with Ukraine over Kiev’s...

    PACE Criticizes Ukraine Over New Law On Education
    Oct12

    PACE Criticizes Ukraine Over New Law On Education

    The Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE) has expressed concerns over articles in Ukraine’s new education law relating to teaching in minority languages. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Kyiv Activists Protest Czech President With Goat
    Oct12

    Kyiv Activists Protest Czech President With Goat

    Activists in Ukraine demonstrated with a live goat outside Prague’s embassy in Kyiv on October 12, after controversial comments made earlier this week by Czech President Milos Zeman. He told the Council of Europe Parliamentary Assembly in Strasbourg on October 10 that Russia’s 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea region was a...

    Russia Puts Crimea Themes On New Banknote
    Oct12

    Russia Puts Crimea Themes On New Banknote

    Russia is introducing a new banknote showing images of Ukraine’s annexed Crimea region. …read more Source: Radio Free Europe / Radio...

    Hungary, Ukraine still at odds over Ukraine education law
    Oct12

    Hungary, Ukraine still at odds over Ukraine education law

    Hungary’s foreign minister says his country will continue to withhold its support for Ukraine’s further integration with the European Union as long as Ukraine’s new education law remains unchanged. …read more Source: FOX...

    What Facebook Did to American Democracy
    Oct12

    What Facebook Did to American Democracy

    In the media world, as in so many other realms, there is a sharp discontinuity in the timeline: before the 2016 election, and after.Things we thought we understood—narratives, data, software, news events—have had to be reinterpreted in light of Donald Trump’s surprising win as well as the continuing questions about the role that...

    Army to Deploy Israeli Trophy Armor System on Tanks
    Oct12

    Army to Deploy Israeli Trophy Armor System on Tanks

    On March 1, 2011 an Israeli Merkava IV tank on patrol along the Gaza periphery was fired upon by Hamas terrorists from concealed positions within Gaza. Using a deadly RPG-29, a more advanced version of the RPG-7, the terrorists waited for impact. But their moment of glory never transpired. As the anti-tank projectile neared its target, a...

    The Perils of Arming Ukraine
    Oct12

    The Perils of Arming Ukraine

    Rajan Menon and Will Ruger elaborate on why arming Ukraine would be an extremely foolish thing for the U.S. to do: The proposition that Putin won’t be provoked by a U.S. decision to send lethal arms to Ukraine amounts to a hunch. It’s not supported by evidence, and Putin’s past behavior contradicts it. This is not a minor point:...