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Europe: "Je Suis Charlie"? Maybe. "Je Suis Juif"? Not Really.

Europe: "Je Suis Charlie"? Maybe. "Je Suis Juif"? Not Really. | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
To call for an end to Israel, or to its sovereignty, is now more glaringly than ever, to call for an end to the Jews.
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On Art Markets, Art Collecting, And “Flipping”: Bert Kreuk Responds | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

On Art Markets, Art Collecting, And “Flipping”: Bert Kreuk Responds | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
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No, CUNY Law School, Terrorists Are Not Artists | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

No, CUNY Law School, Terrorists Are Not Artists | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
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Anti-Semitic European Incidents Since May 2014 :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism

In France, eight synagogues were attacked within a week in July. Among other attacks in France, reports the Sunday Times Leader, on July 20th "a mob of 400 armed with petrol bombs rampaged into the mainly Jewish Paris suburb of Sarcelles and attacked a
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Artist “Remakes” Van Gogh’s Ear | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

Artist “Remakes” Van Gogh’s Ear | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
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Designers Take On The Airports | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

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“Like A Storm That Raged Through It”: Mehmet “Dennis” Gün, 1956-2014 | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

“Like A Storm That Raged Through It”: Mehmet “Dennis” Gün, 1956-2014 | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
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Eyes On Bangladesh: A New Project Highlights The Artworld’s Latest Focus | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

Eyes On Bangladesh: A New Project Highlights The Artworld’s Latest Focus | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
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Anish Kapoor Wins Turkish Hearts (And Mine) In Istanbul | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

Anish Kapoor Wins Turkish Hearts (And Mine) In Istanbul | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
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Where Sacred Law And Pleasure Collide: The Photographs of Lalla Essaydi | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

Where Sacred Law And Pleasure Collide: The Photographs of Lalla Essaydi | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
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Guest Column: Canada's Growing Islamic Radicalization a Warning Sign :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism

Guest Column: Canada's Growing Islamic Radicalization a Warning Sign :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
The man who calls himself Abu Muslim sits with his fellow fighters, members of the group Katiba al Muhajireen, and raises his rifle for the camera.
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Canadian Muslims Protest "Honor Killing" Label As Racist :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism

Canadian Muslims Protest "Honor Killing" Label As Racist :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
Are they willfully misleading?Or are Canadian Muslims who are fighting federal funding to investigate honor violence in the Muslim (and other) communities simply naïve victims of the same propaganda used routinely to explain away the...
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For Better Social Skills, Scientists Recommend a Little Chekhov

For Better Social Skills, Scientists Recommend a Little Chekhov | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
A new study found that reading literary fiction leads to better performance on tests of empathy, social perception and emotional intelligence.
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Where Did IS Come From?

Where Did IS Come From? | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
The simple answer – and the one you'll hear most often – is that IS, or Islamic State (formerly ISIS) emerged out of al-Qaida, gathering strength through the ongoing civil war in Syria and unrest in Iraq. But that's only part of the story: the rest is
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The Big, Shiny Flop of Jeff Koons At The Whitney | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

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In Europe, They Call For Death To Jews. Again. :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism

In Europe, They Call For Death To Jews. Again. :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
Few European Jews speak or understand much Arabic. But there is one phrase many have recently come to know: "Khaybar Khaybar ya-Yahud, jaish Mohammad saya'ud." The words refer to the battle of Khaybar, in which the Prophet Mohammed slaughtered and
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The French Jihadist Killings in Belgium: This is Just the Beginning :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism

The French Jihadist Killings in Belgium: This is Just the Beginning :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
At around 3:50 pm on Saturday, May 24, a man dressed in a blue sweater and baseball cap walked casually into the Jewish Museum in Brussels, Belgium. Pulling a Kalashnikov rifle from a black bag, he shot and killed four people– an Israeli couple, a French
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The New Top 100 Art Lists Are Out. What Do They Really Mean? | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

The New Top 100 Art Lists Are Out. What Do They Really Mean? | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
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Why Turkey's Local Elections May Have Global Impact :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism

Why Turkey's Local Elections May Have Global Impact :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
Driving into Istanbul from Ataturk International Airport, the image looms, enormous and omnipresent: the stubbornly stern face of Turkish Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan. "I've spent a lot of time in Libya and Iraq," one Turkish businessman told me
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Farewell, Jan Hoet. Adieu, And Thank You. | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

Farewell, Jan Hoet. Adieu, And Thank You. | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
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In Turkey, Terror Probe Infuriates Prime Minister :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism

In Turkey, Terror Probe Infuriates Prime Minister :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
On Tuesday, two senior al-Qaida leaders were arrested in Kilis Province, Turkey during a large-scale counterterrorism sweep by Turkish police.
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Designers Take On The Airports | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

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Graffiti Artists, With Paint As Their Weapons, Fight Back Against The Syrian War | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

Graffiti Artists, With Paint As Their Weapons, Fight Back Against The Syrian War | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
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The Growing Terror Threat From Radical Women Converts :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism

The Growing Terror Threat From Radical Women Converts :: The Investigative Project on Terrorism | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
In a photograph, the girl looks back with casual curiosity, her face scrubbed, her hair pulled a bit untidily behind her ears, her collar crisp, her tie askew, a charming and timeless portrait of the young Catholic schoolgirl in her teens.
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What Do Syria’s Weapons Of Mass Destruction Have To Do With Syria’s Art? More Than You Might Think. | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com

What Do Syria’s Weapons Of Mass Destruction Have To Do With Syria’s Art? More Than You Might Think. | Cultural Affairs | ARTINFO.com | art, politics, and culture | Scoop.it
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