Benjamin Cunningham

Benjamin Cunningham divides his time between Prague and Barcelona. He writes for The Economist, Le Monde Diplomatique, and is an opinion columnist for the Slovak daily SME.


A Mood of Revolt

A rock star of the 1968 student protests in Paris sees a similar movement emerging, 50 years later....

Money for Nothing

A book proposing a universal basic income makes some compelling arguments, but falls short of closing the deal, says our reviewer....

Humanity in the Arts

A conversation with Danis Tanović about film, war, his hometown, and Eastern Europe’s favorite politician: Bernie Sanders....

Movement Science

The polarized nature of the migration debate does little to advance our understanding of the issue, which is why Tara Zahra’s new book is so timely....

Cult Classic

Bohumil Hrabal's short stories capture his shift toward total realism, and the moments of beauty against the stark contrast of the communist regime....

Cult Classic
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