Ecology starts at school

Edouard Gaudot The meritocratic premise of modern schooling serves merely to reproduce inequalities. In order to prepare young people for …

The Europeans

Enda O’Doherty   Milan Kundera defined a European as someone who is nostalgic for Europe. But one need not share …

A genealogy of white privilege

On the politics of confession and guilt James Miller The discourse of white privilege is motivated by a genuinely anti-racist …

China’s galaxy empire

John Keane Talk of a new Cold War between the US and China emphasizes military capacity and economic prowess. Warrior …

Turkish Lives Matter

Philipp Ther Germany was quick to claim the German-Turkish vaccine developers of Pfizer/BioNTech as proof of its open society. But …

Can carnival be saved?

Quinsy Gario Carnival is a time of cultural exuberance. In the Low Countries, however, the masquerade has become a refuge …

The GULag is still alive

Olga Romanova Russia’s penal system has not been reformed since the late-Stalinist period and is essentially managed by the FSB. …

A muscle memory of misery

EUROZINE editorial Réka Kinga Papp   Yet another independent outlet is slain in Hungary: Klubrádió just lost its broadcast license, …

Democracy in question

A Trumpian blip or a fundamental flaw in American democracy Shalini Randeria Timothy Snyder   Just as democracy has become …

The anatomy of Zoom fatigue

Geert Lovink   Covid has flooded our lives with online encounters and interactions. We work, minding our image on screen, …