Since World War Two, guilt and shame have defined Germany's international role. Why does the world still cling to the idea of "bad" Germans?
Three events defined 1989 in NYC: the Central Park jogger attack, the murder of Yusef Hawkins, and the election of the city's first (and only) black mayor.
Revolutions — be they political, social, technological, or cultural — swept the world in 1989. From the fall of the Berlin Wall to the protests at Tiananmen Square; from the deaths of Ayatollah Khomeini and Emperor Hirohito to the birth of the world wide web and launch of GPS. Twenty-five years later, we look back at the impact of 1989, and the modern era it created.
For both developers and conservationists, Peru's example is a test of whether oil drilling can coexist with the fragile balance of nature. The livelihood of indigenous people proves even more fragile.
The American experience may simply be too varied and expansive to ever be distilled into a single novel.
A notorious South African police leader wants to wash the feet of a black man he once tried to kill. Is he trying to wash his hands in the process?