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Lyonya Loves Vika

Young people fall in love in war as in peace: in a private universe of their own making. Lyonya, from Odessa, and Vika, who…

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Drinking the Žižek Kool-Aid

A review of Slavoj Žižek’s recent talk at the London School of Economics and Political Science. Few public figures would think of calling Gandhi’s attitudes…

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The Art of Remembering: Soros Realism in Sarajevo

The exhibition now occupying the ground floor of Sarajevo’s National Gallery, MONUMENTUM//MOMENTUM//MEMENTO, is both excellent and predictable. Like many art exhibits in the city,…

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A New Direction for Romania?

And then it all went terribly wrong. Romania’s “Social Democrats”, who everyone believed would score a decisive victory in the second round of yesterday’s…

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The Opposite of Memory is Not Forgetting

“The opposite of memory is not forgetting. The opposite of memory is incoherence,” argues Eric Gordy.  Setting the stage: “Memory” and “confrontation” What do…

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A New Direction for Romania?

And then it all went terribly wrong. Romania’s “Social Democrats”, who everyone believed would score a decisive victory in the second round of yesterday’s…