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NYT: Emily Schultheis on Germany’s defensive democracy

  • February 19, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

The party in question, Alternative for Germany, is in a protracted dispute with German intelligence.

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Nicholas Schmidle to publish book on Virgin Galactic space program

  • February 2, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

New Yorker writer Nicholas Schmidle (ICWA fellow in Pakistan, 2006-2008) tells the story of the test pilots, engineers and visionaries behind Virgin Galactic’s campaign to build a space tourism company in his soon-to-be-released book Test Gods: Virgin Galactic and the Making of a Modern Astronaut. The Washington Post describes a previously unreported account of a

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Teen Vogue: Karina Piser on the community college crisis

  • January 27, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Dropping enrollment during the pandemic is effectively closing a critical gateway for disadvantaged students.

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New York Magazine: Andrew Rice on reopening NJ schools

  • January 26, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

Affluent, liberal, suburban parents are demanding their children go back in school, now.

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New York Magazine: Pramila Jayapal on the Capitol assault

  • January 11, 2021
  • ICWA Staff

US Representative Jayapal speaks about surviving the siege with Rebecca Traister for The Cut.

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Slate: Gregory Feifer on Biden and Belarus

  • December 17, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

The Biden administration can score an easy win by ending Alexander Lukashenko's illegal reign, ICWA executive director Gregory Feifer says.

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The American Prospect: Jonathan Guyer on H.R. McMaster

  • December 1, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

President Trump’s former appointee has turned his time in the White House into profits.

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Foreign Affairs: Matt Chitwood on ending poverty in China

  • November 19, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Beijing says it will wipe out poverty by the end of this year, but only when poverty is defined as extreme and rural.

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Foreign Affairs: Cheng Li on China’s hopes for a thaw

  • November 16, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

China feels cautiously optimistic President-elect Joe Biden can lower—or at least pause—fast-escalating tensions between the countries.

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LRB: Pooja Bhatia on Black liberation

  • November 12, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Three books examine the enormous impact of the Haitian Revolution.

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