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On the politics of death

Global events such as pandemics can momentarily draw attention to a fundamentally neglected pre-existing human condition: the sheer inequality of how those in power decide who lives and who dies.Source image: PxfuelPandemics make it harder…

The Cold War Fashion Show

The Russians may have won the space race in the 1950s, but they couldn't hold back the sophistication of Western dress.In the summer of 1959, the Cold War shifted from the fields of science and technology to that of cultural exchange. In…

Fear before there are words

It may take years for the fear to bear fruit, but the ego has something in preparation for a future time.Photo: Matthias Heil /UnsplashBy: Shierry Weber NicholsenTo move from silence to speaking requires a person - perhaps a wiser part of…