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An axe to grind should make you sharper
Fernanda Eberstadt

Forensic Architecture charts state-organized crimes, genocide and other disasters in three dimensions. «Flat maps can’t convey the politics of water and shit.»

The inborn germ
Philippe Huneman

Why death? Who or what dies? Philosophers tend not to explain, but to justify. When do such questions become biological questions? Does it help?

No man’s land
Sarah Watling

On Edda Mussolini & fashionable fascism. Can a woman be dangerous yet powerless?

The invention of austerity
Charles S. Maier

Dramatic economic inflations have punctuated twentieth-century political history. Is austerity a class strategy?

Doom is in the details
Peter Frederick Matthews

Floods, hailstorms, plague, fire, children lost on a mountain or trapped for years in a ruined villa. On the stories of Adalbert Stifter.

The cemetery-goer
Walter Grünzweig

On the travels of Karl-Markus Gauß, and the unlikely guardians of the dream of Europe.

How to people a landscape
Christy Wampole

On Cyril Schäublin’s Unrueh (2022), cinema & scale. « No other film has so resized me. »

« My ghost, we do no batshit »
Oksana Forostyna

On the untranslatability of Ukrainian jokes

The pulverization of memory
Eloisa Morra

Write your memoir in a hostile tongue. On Marina Jarre, from Latvia to Italy and back.

Beamer, Dressman, Bodybag
Alexander Wells

On the unexpected joys of Denglisch, Berlinglish & global Englisch. « My own language, made camp. »

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