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German far right looks to recoup pandemic-era losses

Emily Schultheis

The party is trying to appeal to the center but its new platform is more radical than ever.

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When German efficiency is a mythWhen German efficiency is a myth

When German efficiency is a myth

Emily Schultheis
The country’s bureaucracy has always been cumbersome, but now it’s also hindering the fight against the pandemic.

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In India, a debate over women’s work—one kitchen at a timeIn India, a debate over women’s work—one kitchen at a time

In India, a debate over women’s work—one kitchen at a time

Astha Rajvanshi
Women are still bound to antiquated ideas of domestic life, even in Kerala, the country’s most developed state.

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The Budapest-Warsaw expressThe Budapest-Warsaw express

The Budapest-Warsaw express

Emily Schultheis
From LGBT rights to media suppression, illiberal governments across Central Europe are still learning from each other.

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Global Currents

Analysis and commentary on developments the institute is watching.

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Reframing the US immigration ‘crisis’Reframing the US immigration ‘crisis’

Reframing the US immigration ‘crisis’

Both the nature and root causes of migration are misunderstood, former ICWA fellow Amelia Frank-Vitale says.

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Taking stock of Egypt’s failed revolutionTaking stock of Egypt’s failed revolution

Taking stock of Egypt’s failed revolution

Former ICWA fellow Jonathan Guyer reflects on the country’s authoritarian turn.

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Why the Putin regime won’t collapse any time soonWhy the Putin regime won’t collapse any time soon

Why the Putin regime won’t collapse any time soon

The embattled opposition leader Alexei Navalny is prompting protests in Russia again, but he’s still far from reaching a critical mass of discontent.

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From the Field Podcast

We take you around the world with ICWA fellows studying cultures, societies and globally important issues in depth.

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Advancing America's global role

The Institute of Current World Affairs has sent outstanding young women and men abroad to acquire deep knowledge of foreign societies for over 90 years. They have become some of America's leading experts in global cultures and affairs.

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The transatlantic wire on security and democracy. A production of ICWA and the Transatlantic Democracy Working Group in Washington.

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