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.
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.
Feeling guilty for the carbon burned on your last flight? The Germans have a word for that.
Shootings reported as enfrentamientos, or confrontations, often mask killings of civilians and other misconduct.
Stars like Kris Wu are huge with fans but sit uncomfortably with macho ambitions.
In the run-up to Sweden’s election, one word explains why the country used to feel like a family—and why it now feels adrift.