Month: November 2016

Alert! Swiss chocolate at 14th Street!

Swiss Chocolaterie Cailler is bringing their signature pralines to New York in a one-week pop-up store.

/ November 22, 2016

Two sides of Lampedusa

The refugee crisis takes a back seat in Gianfranco Rosi's new documentary Fire At Sea.

/ November 21, 2016

German Green: Stop calling your opponents “fascists”

But the renewed appeal of anti-immigration and protectionist policies does have Ralf Fücks worried.

/ November 17, 2016
Cathedral-Mosque of Cordoba

In Spain, an ownership dispute troubles famous religious sites

Some Jewish and Muslim monuments still belong to the Spanish Catholic Church, which probably won't give them back.

/ November 14, 2016
Swedish flag

Sweden Democrats: Migrants must accept “Swedish culture”

NYU professor says the conservative nationalist party pits its supporters against immigrants and refugees.

/ November 12, 2016

The European Union doesn’t exist!

And other lessons from the NYU conference on Referendums and Democratic Politics.

/ November 7, 2016

Trump is not America’s Berlusconi. He’s much worse, say New York’s Italians

Not all bigmouthed, misogynistic politicians are created equal.

/ November 7, 2016

She tells her own story

Paul Verhoeven's Elle is a dark comic take on the rape revenge film.

/ November 1, 2016