[ more ] Public debate about sexual violence does not guarantee that society confronts what is done to those who experience it, writes Gaby Zipfel.
In order to understand public debate about sexual violence, we need to analyse who speaks and what is and isnt spoken about.
[ more ] In his recent book Black Earth, the historian Timothy Snyder analyses the Holocaust in terms of the destruction of the state.
The Nazi and Soviet regimes had a comparable role in causing the Holocaust, despite their different ideologies and intentions, he argues.
[ more ] It's about to get rough and with all still to play for.
The big question in the following weeks will be how Hillary handles herself under the pressure of Trump's coming barrage.
In the first of his US election 'Battle Dispatches', George Blecher challenges Hillary to come out fighting.
[ more ] The US presidential primaries may have appeared to be a cross between a circus and a caricature of a reality show, but don't be misled, says George Blecher, the real show has yet to take place.
The campaign between the two most unpopular candidates ever to stand for President will be brutal.
[ more ] One issue alone came to determine the result in the recent UK referendum: Migration, not the economy, stupid – comments Judith Vidal-Hall in her account of a recent anthology exploring Britain's history as a place of refuge.
Anti-discrimination legislation The political discourse on LGBT rights has shifted in Ukraine after the Maidan and as a result of the conflict with Russia, which aggressively promotes "traditional values".
However, writes Maria Teteriuk, the efficacy of recent legal reform concerning LGBT rights, introduced as part of the visa-free deal with the EU, remains to be seen.
[Swedish version added] [ more ] 'L'Homme' looks at public discourse on sexual violence; 'New Humanist' questions the link between self-loathing and homophobia; 'Sarajevo Notebook' focuses on the politics of the pregnant female body; 'Osteuropa' recalls the history of terrorism on the peripheries of the Russian Empire; 'Bltter' sharpens the definition of modern slavery; 'drive' examines the infrastructural discrimination of Roma; 'Glnta' joins a European discussion about more than just disintegration; 'Ny Tid' doubts the official version of the coup in Turkey.