Stephen Greenblatt’s “Tyrant” finds parallels between our political world and that of the Elizabethans — and locates some very familiar characters.
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“Edge of Chaos” outlines the failures of democratic capitalism and what can be done about them.
A group led by Wolfgang Tillmans and Rem Koolhaas is discussing how the organization can “be recognized as a force for good, rather than as a faceless bureaucracy.”
The sitcom’s revival was a topical hit, but the political pot-stirring — onscreen and off — overshadowed the show’s strengths.
The Spanish film star and theater director was known for taking chances in her politics, in her private life and on the stage.
Netta Barzilai’s victory helped eased, at least for now, some Israelis’ deep-seated fears of cultural boycott and isolation.
Soul-stirring Spanish American art is finally being awarded center stage status in North American museums — and it’s sensuous and rapturous.
During the major strikes and student uprisings in France that year, the École des Beaux-Arts turned itself into a workshop for revolutionary messages.
In “Dancing Bears,” the Polish journalist Witold Szablowski uses the stories of liberated circus animals to illuminate various nations’ uncertain paths to democracy.
Don’t hire a political comic, then renounce her when she does political comedy.