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    What Will Mueller Do?
    Oct30

    What Will Mueller Do?

    Washington is waking up on Monday waiting to see who will be arrested. Multiple news outlets reported Friday night that Special Counsel Robert Mueller obtained a sealed indictment from a federal grand jury in the nation’s capital—the first one of the Russia investigation. But like so many other aspects of Mueller’s probe, the who,...

    Robert Mueller’s First Charges
    Oct28

    Robert Mueller’s First Charges

    It’s the end of the beginning for the Russia investigation. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team has reportedly filed the first criminal charges as part of the sprawling inquiry into Moscow’s interference in the 2016 presidential election, CNN reported Friday night.Citing “sources briefed on the matter,” the network said a...

    The Czech Republic’s Fake News Problem
    Oct22

    The Czech Republic’s Fake News Problem

    In Prague, there’s a popular website with a reputation among journalists and politicians for publishing content seemingly aimed at stirring up trouble or disrupting the status quo, exaggerating facts, and blasting out sensational headlines. Dramatic articles about the dangers of refugees and Islam pop up frequently on the site....

    How Stalin Hid Ukraine’s Famine From the World
    Oct13

    How Stalin Hid Ukraine’s Famine From the World

    In the years 1932 and 1933, a catastrophic famine swept across the Soviet Union. It began in the chaos of collectivization, when millions of peasants were forced off their land and made to join state farms. It was then exacerbated, in the autumn of 1932, when the Soviet Politburo, the elite leadership of the Soviet Communist Party, took a series...

    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...

    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...

    The Plan to Save Europe
    Oct07

    The Plan to Save Europe

    In a long speech on September 23, Emmanuel Macron, the president of France, laid out an ambitious vision for a more flexible, secure European Union. Despite his efforts to couch his address as non-confrontational (“I have no red lines, only horizons”), the timing of the address was conspicuous, if not a little aggressive. Angela Merkel had just...

    Did Manafort Use Trump to Curry Favor With a Putin Ally?
    Oct02

    Did Manafort Use Trump to Curry Favor With a Putin Ally?

    On the evening of April 11, 2016, two weeks after Donald Trump hired the political consultant Paul Manafort to lead his campaign’s efforts to wrangle Republican delegates, Manafort emailed his old lieutenant Konstantin Kilimnik, who had worked for him for a decade in the Ukrainian capital, Kiev.“I assume you have shown our friends my media...

    Photos of the Week: 9/23–9/29
    Sep29

    Photos of the Week: 9/23–9/29

    Rescue and recovery in the Caribbean and Mexico, the Invictus Games in Toronto, the North East Skinny Dip in England, the world’s first drone taxi service in Dubai, surf dogs in California, a massive explosion in Ukraine, and much more. …read more Source: The...

    Photos of the Week: 9/23–9/29
    Sep29

    Photos of the Week: 9/23–9/29

    Rescue and recovery in the Caribbean and Mexico, the Invictus Games in Toronto, the North East Skinny Dip in England, the world’s first drone taxi service in Dubai, surf dogs in California, a massive explosion in Ukraine, and much more. …read more Source: The...

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