The construction of Brutalist-style featureless apartments hastened the loss of cohesion in Syrian society, according to Homs architect Marwa al-Sabouni, whose book "The Battle for Home" and accompanying TED talk offer a new vision.
Cleveland Plain Dealer chief political reporter Henry Gomez is no stranger to racist comments from readers. But this year, the comments are increasing. And it can be connected to the campaign of Donald Trump.
Austria, which has been without a president since July, will have to wait until 2017 for its next head of state to take office, parliament said Monday as the country prepares to vote in a scandal-plagued election re-run.
At precisely 8:54 p.m. on August 28, 1957, Senator Thurmond began the longest continuous filibuster in US history. A final stand against a tide of history that was overwhelming the forces of racism and white supremacy that dominated the South and Southern lawmakers in Congress.
Who we are is less about what we say, than about what we do — who we include and exclude, who we tolerate. Chandran Kukathas, head of government at the London School of Economics, argues in the wake of anti-immigrant sentiments in the United States and Europe, these "free" societies could and should do better about walking the talk.
With its simple menu and casual atmosphere, the Training Cafe looks like many other local eateries in Kazakhstan's largest city Almaty. But unlike the others, its 40-person staff is exclusively composed of patients from local psychiatric institutions.