German political manoeuvring meets EU ineptitude.
Restoring integrity to a noble institution.
The modern ‘deathery’ as a key piece of our social mosaic.
Mostafa Derkaoui’s rediscovered masterwork of political modernism.
Anatomizations of the capitalist everyday in the work of essayist Eula Biss.
The adaptable politics of Alexey Navalny, and the reshaping of the Russian opposition.
The latest military intervention and its origins in the country’s electoral system.
Narratives of development in the work of Tsitsi Dangarembga.
The life and work of Cecilia Mangini: Italy’s first female documentary filmmaker.
Analysis of the EHRC report on ‘Labour antisemitism’ and its aftermath, part two.
The country’s dual currency regime is brought to an end.
Analysis of the EHRC report on ‘Labour antisemitism’ and its aftermath, part one.
The discursive shift from ‘meddling’ to ‘rigging’ in American democracy.
A pollution scandal in Northern Italy with global ramifications.
Mexico’s distinctive brand of left-populism through fiscal discipline.
The contours of Vietnam’s Covid-19 response and its economic fallout.
Theorizing the occupation of the Capitol.
History and allegory in the novels of José Eduardo Agualusa.
The EU bids farewell to Britain.
An interview with the veteran Middle East analyst.
Replying to Mike Davis’s ‘Riot on the Hill’.
The struggle over Chile’s constitutional process, as ruling parties meet resistance on the streets.
The minimalist autofiction of Fatima Daas.
Post-Trump Republican realignments get underway.
The dynamics behind Sinn Féin’s stunning ascent in 2020.
Assange’s extradition has been quashed – but this is only a first step.
A bracing New Year’s blast for the American left.
The small print of the EU’s Corona relief fund.
Transnational cultures in an unequal world.
The dismal state of public transport in Britain, in comparative perspective – what of its political implications?
The culture of Britain’s governing clique, elucidated by the trajectory of its right-wing intellectual weekly.
Vintage political analysis of the historical Jesus, by a long-standing comrade of the Review.
A rarely seen early version of a classic short story – Carter’s haunting reimagining of the Red Riding Hood fable.
Contra treatments of EndSARS as an African variant of Black Lives Matter, an overview of the movement in its national context.
Trajectories for a darkening pink tide, with the continent’s unstable polities balanced atop its ailing extractivist economy.
If dissimulation is integral to political discourse, what explains the rise – and sudden fall – of ‘fake news’ since 2017?
Clues to the structural constraints of German politics, sought in the manoeuvrings of Merkel’s would-be successor, Markus Söder.
As Cote D’Ivoire’s premier begins his unlawful third term with violence raging in the streets, an analysis of the neo-colonial interests that underpin his presidency.
Avant-garde documentarist Sergei Loznitsa assembles found Agfacolor footage of the USSR’s lurch into the post-Stalin era.
Lofted by the press, the Labour leader’s bid to purge the left – and expel Corbyn – is running into trouble.
With Biden pledging to restore the ‘rules-based order’, Germany steps up its imperial manoeuvres, and Macron eyes a European Army.
The stigmas and stratifications of post-war France, refracted in the experimental life-writing of Annie Ernaux.
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