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Coronavirus — Global Brief: Education In A Locked-Down World

For the coming weeks, Worldcrunch will be delivering daily updates on the coronavirus global pandemic. The insidious path of COVID-19 across the planet is a blunt reminder of how small the world ...

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Bauhaus In Britain: History Of London's 'Modern Living' Experiment

A derivative of the Bauhaus revolution, the Isokon building brought modernity, and affordable ren...

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Back To Beans? A Whiff Of Britain's Post-Brexit Food Menu

A messy withdrawal from the EU could cost the U.K. its current trade routes and threaten supplies...

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Europe On Brexit: Pick Your Metaphor

-Analysis- "It's almost like Shakespeare: Brexit or no Brexit? That was the question." German state broadcaster Deutsche Welle resorted to a passing twist on Hamlet after the British Parliament ...

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Is Modernity Destined To Destroy Beauty?

-OpEd- PARIS — Between all the brutal Brexit fireworks, the British government took an initiative of rare poetic dimension by establishing a "Building Better, Building Beautiful" ...

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OneShot: Starman Waiting In The Sky — Remembering Bowie

On January 10, 2016, two days after his 69th birthday and the release of his final album, Blackstar, the great David Bowie was gone. The shape-shifting rock icon behind songs such as "Space ...

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Brexit: Why Theresa May Never Stood A Chance

-OpEd- BERLIN — Theresa May can only lose. The British Prime Minister is fighting alone against a grand alliance of conspirators, poisoners, and wire-pullers, supported by opportunists, ...

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How Brexit Has Ignited Some Serious EU Peace And Love

-OpEd- PARIS — While Brexit uncertainty continues with "last-chance summit" after "last-chance summit," the hard questions are becoming more difficult to avoid with each passing day. Are we ...