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  • On Refugees

      November 7, 2015 – Warsaw The refugee issue is the single most important challenge facing the EU today, indeed, the biggest challenge the Union has been faced with since the fall of Communism. It has already generated powerful splits, both between different member states and within them. It pits those who face the brunt of the problem either because of geography (Italy, Greece,… Read More

    Warsaw, Poland
  • Policing Race: Rethinking the Myth of National Exceptionalism in a Canadian Context

    Wendell Adjetey wrote "Policing Race: Rethinking the Myth of National Exceptionalism in a Canadian Context" as part of the 2014 Humanity in Action Diplomacy and Diversity Fellowship.  In one of the most significant speeches of the last century, Malcolm X admonished African Americans to embrace zealously electoral politics (i.e., the ballot) and resort to arms if the United States… Read More

    Toronto, Canada
  • Why are we here? Or why are we here!

    July 6, 2018 In the past year many books have been published in English about the German born artist Charlotte Salomon. In France, in particular, her works have found a new audience through a best-selling novel, a comprehensive exhibition in Marseille of her works and the 800-page publication of her chef d’oeuvre Life? or Theatre? Despite the recent attention on both sides of the… Read More