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Brexit
Is Brexit destabilizing Northern Ireland?
The World May 07, 2021
Last month's violence in Northern Ireland was blamed on anger over Brexit but, upon closer inspection, the issues run much deeper.
Language
A small town in Sweden fights to preserve Elfdalian, a dying forest language
The World May 06, 2021
The town of Älvdalen is fighting to preserve its local language amid pushback from some members of parliament.
Borders
Concerns about an English border loom over Scottish elections
The World May 05, 2021
Political heat is rising in the Scottish borderlands as pro-independence parties lean toward getting the majority in Thursday’s Scottish parliamentary elections.
Critical State
The stuff of life and death: Part I
Inkstick Media April 27, 2021
This week, Critical State takes a deep dive into new research on the objects that make up the world of political violence.
Human rights
Turkey’s Erdoğan calls Biden’s acknowledgment of the Armenian genocide ‘unfounded, unjust, unrealistic’
The World April 26, 2021
Armenia and human rights advocates around the globe applauded Biden’s move, while Turkey responded with furor.
US politics
US could stand to dial down democracy, says economist
Innovation Hub April 26, 2021
When it comes to democracy, less may be more.
Justice
Canada’s highest court rules in favor of Sinixt tribal rights at heart of hunting case
The World April 23, 2021
Canada's Supreme Court has ruled 7-2 in favor of Rick Desautel, a man from Washington state who was charged with illegally hunting an elk in British Columbia in 2010.
Arts, Culture & Media
Oscar-nominated 'Wolfwalkers' blends environmental, spiritual history of Ireland
The World April 23, 2021
This Oscar contender mixes fantastical folktales and Irish history to tell a story that feels fresh.
The Big Fix
Reunion Island artist Dilo uses the sounds of nature to celebrate it 
The World April 22, 2021
“What will our future sound like?” That's the question hundreds of artists like Dilo have answered in a new musical project that celebrates nature.
Conflict & Justice
'It’s hard to have hope when you haven't had time to breathe,’ says Liberian American activist on Chauvin verdict
The World April 21, 2021
Alfreda Daniels Juasemai, a community organizer and co-founder of Black Immigrant Collective in Brooklyn Center, Minnesota, says the Chauvin verdict doesn't offer much hope.
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