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The Global Compact on Migration and its discontents

Column
Jan Blommaert
12/12/2018
7 minutes to read

The Global Compact for Migration has "evidence-based public discourse" as one of its objectives. Remarkably, this requirement has led to huge controversy. Are we moving towards a fact-free open society?

Are the photos of Manu Brabo art?

Article
Isabell Wutz
20/12/2017
4 minutes to read

Can photography which depicts dire situations truly be seen as art? A case study of Manu Brabo's Al Jazeera photos.