The Bourbon heir to the French throne has thrown his support behind the gilets jaunes protests. On Facebook. I’m mostly reeling from the revelation that Louis Alphonse de Bourbon, Duke of Anjou,
It has been twenty months since Viktor Orban’s Fidesz government launched their legislative attack on Central European University. Today, CEU officially announced that it will move all US-accred
Mike Duncan has a sobering piece in Made by History this week on lessons from the fall of the Roman Republic. In 146 B.C., Rome completed its conquest of both Greece and Carthage and emerged as the mo
One of the latest tropes in discussions of the Kavanaugh confirmation has been to refer to France’s infamous Dreyfus Affair. Kavanaugh supporters (Dreher, Schindler, Brooks) rely on a shallow
There’s plenty to unpack in Trump’s likening of ICE raids to “liberating towns” with military force. Certainly, it aligns with other moments of exclusion and militarization. Me, I’m reminded
Of all the ironies, today is World Refugee Day. Folks around the globe are hosting events that support refugee populations, that allow refugees to honor and express their hopes for their home countrie
By now, everyone and her sister has probably told you to watch Emma Gonzalez’s speech at today’s March for Our Lives. And soon, there will be infinite dissections of what she said—and didn’t.
A group of students can shut down an entire country. Fifty years ago in France, they did just that. Student protests in Nanterre and at the Sorbonne quickly grew into mass demonstrations. Police attem