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On paths not taken
Uğur Ümit Üngör

As an academic field, « Genocide Studies » is a house with many rooms. It accommodates and even encourages a broadening of its central concept. And like all academic fields, it presumes its object of study will always be there.

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Alexander Fanta

Google’s rise to dominance can seem inevitable, and its power over publishers monolithic. Yet Google’s wanton disruption of publishing resembles evolution more than intelligent design. Journalists, publishers, regulators, and scholars are left grappling with our new, random god.

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Alexander Fanta

Googles Dominanz erscheint heute unausweichlich. Googles mutwillige Störung des Verlagswesens ähnelt eher der Evolution als intelligentem Design. Journalisten, Verleger, Regulierungsbehörden und Wissenschaftler müssen mit ihrer neuen, chaotischen Gottheit zu Recht kommen.

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The prodigal half-rooster
Linda Kinstler

When they were first released, Maggie Nelson’s On Freedom and Lea Ypi’s Free spoke past one another from half a world away. But both ask whether the many freedoms we enjoy mean anything if they are not practiced in public, and if they are not passed on—and whether the word « freedom » means anything at all.

Review
Україна вчора і завтра
Oksana Forostyna

Україна не стала епіцентром світової історії раптово. Україна стала епіцентром світової історії знову.

Ukraine yesterday & tomorrow
Oksana Forostyna
Ukraine didn’t become an epicenter of world history all of a sudden; it became an epicenter again.
Review
Why we write
Ali Smith

A letter to George Orwell. « All narrative is hypnotic. Some narratives are more hypnotic than others. Because of you, we can be conscious of the kinds and the workings of the narratives that set out to deaden us, lessen us, make us lie, make us part of the lie. »

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