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The Death of President Trump [Farsi translation]

مرگ رییس‌جمهور ترامپ جان کین | مترجم: داریوش محمدپور مرگ رییس‌جمهور ترامپ پرسش‌هایی درباره‌‌ی روح آشفته و نهادهای رنجور دموکراسی معاصر جان کین | ترجمه: داریوش محمدپور   [caption id="attachment_26559" align="aligncenter" width="600"] جولین لیک/AAP[/caption]     ما در زمانه‌ تاریکی زندگی می‌کنیم پس جای آن است که کمی طنز...

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21 February 2017
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‘Europe is suffering multi-morbidity’: a conversation with Claus Offe in Berlin

 The writer-political thinker Albert Camus once commented that the true source of strength of modern Europe has been its ability to live on its contradictions, flourish amid its differences and, under pressure, to reinvent itself as “a civilisation on which...

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01 February 2017
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Why violence in Berlin is dangerous for democracy

[caption id="attachment_10888" align="aligncenter" width="926"] A festive decoration hangs from the truck that ploughed into the Christmas market in Berlin. Reuters/Fabrizio Bensch[/caption] “Stay at home and don’t spread rumours,” Berlin’s police chief tweeted last night as news spread of the shockingly violent...

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20 December 2016
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War and democracy in the age of Trump

The ancient Greek historian Herodotus once observed that Persian rulers indulged the habit of getting drunk when making important decisions. When sober and sensible next morning, their custom was to reconsider their decision, and either stick to it, or revise...

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17 December 2016
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Hillary Clinton, Julian Assange and the US election

John Keane, University of Sydney The following field note will shortly appear in Germany’s Die Zeit. It is a brief commentary on the factual errors and misjudgements of numerous journalists when reporting the role recently played by Julian Assange and WikiLeaks...

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01 November 2016
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