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NPR: Neri Zilber on Netanyahu’s possible successor

  • October 22, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

Former ICWA fellow Neri Zilber (Israel, 2011-2013) joins NPR’s Here & Now to discuss how a new Israeli government might look after Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu failed to form a coalition, clearing the way for his rival Benny Gantz to try. Link to Here & Now interview here. Image credits here.

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Jean-Benoit Nadeau and Julie Barlow publish new book

  • October 21, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

We just published a new book, Charging Ahead: Hydro-Quebec and the Future of Electricity. The book has an interesting story: when we started working on it in 2018, we thought we’d be writing a history of Hydro-Québec. But the plan quickly changed when we realized the future of Hydro-Québec was more interesting — much more interesting.

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AFP: Robbie Corey-Boulet on violence in southern Ethiopia

  • October 16, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

Ethiopian security forces have embarked on a campaign of forced disarmament that regional leaders and witnesses say has been accompanied by the shooting of civilians, mass detentions and beatings, former ICWA fellow Robbie Corey-Boulet (Ivory Coast and Cameroon, 2013-2015) reports for Agence France Presse. Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed—this year’s Nobel Peace Prize laureate—is facing a

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The American Prospect: Jonathan Guyer on the Democrats’ world view

  • October 15, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

ICWA former fellow Jonathan Guyer (Egypt, 2015-2017) discusses the main presidential candidates’ views on foreign affairs. Read the full article here. Image credits here.

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AFP: Robbie Corey-Boulet on Ethiopia’s Nobel Peace Prize winner

  • October 11, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

Former ICWA fellow Robbie Corey-Boulet (Ivory Coast and Cameroon, 2013-2015) reports for Agence France Presse about the remarkable rise of Ethiopia’s reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed, who was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize this year. Read the full article here. Photo credit here.

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Washington Post: Karina Piser on Macron’s lurch to the right

  • October 11, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

France’s new restrictions on asylum seekers have alarmed human rights groups, Karina Piser (France, 2017-2019) reports for The Washington Post. Is the move “tactical,” to defuse the far right’s appeal, or is President Emmanuel Macron simply beginning to show his true colors? Read the full article here. Image credit here.

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The American Prospect: Jonathan Guyer on the Arab press

  • October 3, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

An assault on press freedoms has gone on virtually unmentioned.

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NYT: Shannon Sims on Cuban music

  • October 2, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

Leaving Havana behind, Sims catches the island's beat.

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The Atlantic: Emily Schultheis on Austria’s unsinkable FPÖ

  • September 30, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

Scandals have certainly weakened the FPÖ, but it's not going away.

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WPR: Karina Piser on femicide in France

  • September 20, 2019
  • ICWA Staff

A wave of murders is focusing attention on domestic violence.

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