Total 37 Posts
Spain wants to fine Franco apologists – The latest example of using laws to address uncomfortable history.4 min read
Countries are using their machinery of power to delete one version of their past and enforce another. Is that a good idea?
History tells us that delays, administrative hurdles, messiness and complexity are the norm rather than the exception when it comes to the rollout of vaccines.
As long as even the strictest lockdown can count on broad democratic support, and the rules remain subject to scrutiny by our representatives and the press, they do not infringe on our freedom.
The port, and surrounding neighbourhoods devastated by the explosion, are at the heart of Beirut.
Srebrenica, 25 years later: Lessons from the massacre that ended the Bosnian conflict and unmasked a genocide.5 min read
In July 1995, Serb forces murdered at least 7,000 Bosnian Muslims – an act so heinous it forced the US and UN to intervene in Bosnia’s war. What has the world learned since then about ethnic violence?
Understanding the role art played as a sanitiser of violence shows that destroying or removing monuments from public view does not erase history.
In the past, quarantines were often seen as an excuse for state intervention, and condemned as instruments of despotism.