Posts tagged history
Note from the Editors

At the turn of the last century, Zygmunt Bauman proclaimed that mankind was entering a phase of “liquid modernity.” Humans, he wrote, would become ever more nomadic, and their moral and social identities would be uprooted.

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Are Europe's Muslims its New Jews?

In at least a few noticeable ways, Muslims have thus become “the new Jews,” scapegoats onto whom Europeans tend to project their anxieties about the future. But that doesn’t mean there has been a passing of the torch from anti-Semitism to Islamophobia.

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Writing Against War: A Tale of Two Magazines, 1914-1918

One hundred years ago, a European magazine and its American counterpart challenged the necessity of World War I. Do words still carry the same weight today? Lilly Schreiter takes a historical dive into the role of free speech during a time of war.

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