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Cold War Symbolism: Not Just for the 1950s Anymore

You don't have to be a musty old relic to know that symbolic gestures still have a place in the fight to defend freedom and democracy from Russia.

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Famed Writer Karl Ove Knausgaard Declares War on Sweden, ‘Land of the Cyclops’

The Norwegian super author goes to attack against what he sees as Sweden's narrow, parochial view of literature.

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A Bad Year for Press Freedom

Freedom House has issued its annual report on press freedom in the world and despite the excellent reporting it is depressing reading. It has not ...

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Charlie Hebdo Cartoonist Says He’s Giving Up Lampooning Mohammed

On the tortured debate over visual representations of Prophet Mohammed.

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Creating Accountability Anxiety in North Korea

North Korea is nervous and it’s showing. Until the United Nations released a groundbreaking report in 2014 documenting the communist regime’s violations of fundamental human ...

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The Lewd Anti-Lee Kuan Yew Video That Got a Singaporean Teenage Blogger Jailed

Amos Yee is evidence authoritarianism is alive and well in Singapore.

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