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Meet Mischaël Modrikamen: Steve Bannon’s Man In Europe

'Italy is our starting point, and Salvini the model,' says this Belgian politician bringing the populists of Europe under one roof with the help of Donald Trump's former right-hand man.

Belgian politician Mischaël Modrikamen
Belgian politician Mischaël Modrikamen
Marco Bresolin

BRUSSELS — Southeast of the palaces of the European quarter, about 10 kilometers from the center of Brussels, is a luxurious red-brick building surrounded by green. Located in Watermael-Boitsfort, the wealthiest of the capital region's 19 municipal districts that form the Brussels-Capital Region, this structure is the home of a conservative Belgian politician. But its importance stretches well beyond the country's borders.

It is here, 42 Avenue du Houx, that The MovementSteve Bannon"s political project to unite the all European nationalists under one roof — plans to have its base of operations. "But it won't be a political party," says Mischaël Modrikamen, the man who actually lives in the building. "The movement will be a sort of club, open to all populist leaders."

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Urban Indigenous: How Peru's Shipibo-Conibo Keep Amazon Culture Alive In The City

For four years, indigenous photographer David Díaz Gonzales has documented the lives and movements of his Shipibo-Conibo community, as many of them migrated from their native Peruvian Amazon to the city. A work of remembrance and resistance.

For Shipibo-Conibo women, sporting a fringe is usually a sign of celebration or ceremony.

Rosa Chávez Yacila

YARINACOCHA — It was decades ago when the Shipibo-Conibo left their settlements along the banks of the Ucayali River, in eastern Peru, to begin a great migration to the cities. Still among the largest Amazonian communities in Peru — 32,964 according to the Ministry of Culture — though most Shipibo-Conibo now live in the urban district of Yarinacocha.

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