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by Shimrit Lee
The Evils of Banality
Max Beckmann’s “Departure” (1932-1935), recently on display at the Neue Galerie exhibit “Degenerate Art: The Attack on Modern Art in Nazi...
by Meena Alexander
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by Ayesha Pervez
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This past week, Al Jazeera America published a piece by Musa al-Gharbi in which the author argues that Mexico’s drug gangs, who have...
Hamlet Gets In The Way of Haider
October 26, 2014
The Death of Klinghoffer
October 23, 2014
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Ama Ata Aidoo on Film
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