Current Fellows

A fateful vote for El Salvador

  • February 25, 2021
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Elections will test the country’s democracy.

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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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Postcard from Goa

  • February 10, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

Why some Indians are setting their sights on Portugal.

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Saudi Arabia’s coffee craze

  • January 29, 2021
  • David Kenner

Cafés are at the forefront of social change in the kingdom, but entrepreneurs still face big obstacles.

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As the pandemic rages, Germany battles disinformation

  • January 29, 2021
  • Emily Schultheis

At a crucial turning point, the spread of conspiracy thinking threatens the country’s Covid-19 response.

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India’s farmers raise alarm over endemic poverty

  • January 19, 2021
  • Astha Rajvanshi

Protesters are standing their ground against new laws they say will squeeze the poorest.

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Germany debates its global role

  • December 22, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

Trump was a wakeup call for a country reluctant to act internationally.

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What a 40-year-old massacre says about El Salvador today

  • December 7, 2020
  • Elizabeth Hawkins

Legal and political tussles over an infamous 1981 atrocity may help determine the future of the country’s democracy.

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Europe’s far right struggles over Biden’s election

  • November 10, 2020
  • Emily Schultheis

Four years after billing Trump’s ascendance as a major boon, populist leaders are seeing their fortunes decline—for now.

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India’s professional women face extra hurdles

  • November 4, 2020
  • Astha Rajvanshi

Even before the Covid-19 pandemic battered the economy, women had to fight for their careers to be taken seriously.

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