Whether you support Xi or Trump, sneering at progressives is a shared hobby.
The Chilean term “facho” evokes the image of Chile’s fascist past—but also of present-day tenacity that thumbs its nose at institutional power.
Understanding “krysha,” the word that explains why Russian life is all about having the right kind of protection.
“Jai Shri Ram” was meant to be a celebration of a Hindu deity. But the phrase is turning into hate speech—and a dog whistle for attacks on Muslims.
The term “posh” appeals to foreigners, but the British know there are teeth underneath the smile.
The U.S. president has imported prodazhnist’, Ukraine’s distinctive culture of crookedness, where everyone has a price and politics has no value.
Shootings reported as enfrentamientos, or confrontations, often mask killings of civilians and other misconduct.
Jugaad once symbolized immense potential, but the endless shortcuts are now holding the country back.
Stars like Kris Wu are huge with fans but sit uncomfortably with macho ambitions.