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Make it yourself (Issue IV/2021)

A phone call with a historian

A phone call with ... Niall Ferguson

Do people learn lessons from the past?

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The new Poland (Issue III/2021)

Is money bad for the character?

commented by Olga Grjasnowa

About money worries and chocolate bars

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The better America (Issue IV/2020)

Should film be a subject at school?

commented by Burhan Qurbani

Absolutely, as an advanced course! I love that film is taught in French schools.

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A story goes around the world (Issue III/2020)

Should we really go on holiday this summer?

commented by Sibylle Berg

If it is ok from a medical and virological viewpoint, we should definitely take a vacation.

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Someone else's paradise (Issue IV/2019)

Would a new bank holiday boost European sentiment?

commented by Priya Basil

Yes – bank holidays set us free from the day to day.

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Nonstop (Issue III/2019)

Can expropriation take place in a democracy?

commented by Ulrike Guérot

The term “expropriation” is being misused.  

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Guilt (Issue II/2019)

Can school children change environmental politics by protesting, Igor Levit?

commented by Igor Levit

We should be grateful to students like Greta Thunberg who are taking on environmental issues.

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Above (Issue I/2019)

Will artificial intelligence, or AI, revolutionise art?

commented by Shu Lea Cheang

If there is going to be a revolution brought about by AI, then it will take place in the every-day. Technologies that use AI are already part of our lives. 

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Poorest nation, richest nation (Issue III+IV/2018)

Is the #MeTwo movement mostly about isolated cases?

commented by Idil Baydar

No, these so-called isolated cases reveal a structure and one can see how our society is organised. 

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Heroes (Issue II/2018)

Is sexism starting to disappear from cultural life?

commented by Stefanie Sargnagel

In dealings with women in the cultural industry there was long a certain freedom granted to anyone who was rich or successful enough. 

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Earth, how are you doing? (Issue I/2018)

Do we have to talk to far-right wingers?

commented by Milo Rau

Sure, they are now in the German Parliament! Talking to them is depressing - I often lack the patience - but it is necessary.

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