Why Europe Could Have Run the 21st Century

In 2006, political scientist Mark Leonard delivered a lecture on Europe as a revolutionary model for the future. A decade later, with the far-right marching across the continent, the European Union’s bright, borderless, and bureaucratic form seems more utopian than ever.
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An Artist Reports on the Future of Europe

We the outsiders at the gates of EU officialdom—the perennial emigrants, the wandering Jews—believe in Europe and all its bureaucratic trappings. Just ask our Ukrainian friends at Euromaidan Square, or our Iranian colleagues in the Green Movement, which sprung up after the contested 2009 presidential elections. So as an Iranian-Texan Russophile, I was duly delighted…
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FASHION DISSIDENCE: 16-Year-Old Ukrainian Photographer Shoots Protest Images in Kiev

As hundreds of thousands of Ukrainians continue to challenge Viktor Yanukovych’s government, protesters are employing every tactic possible, including fashion. According to Ukrainian designer ANTON BELINSKIY, all of the nation’s fashion industry is on the Kiev streets these days—an exciting escalation on the heels of this fall’s Kiev Fashion Days event. “We are common citizens…
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