Bollywood under Modi

Mumbai’s film industry was a much-vaunted bastion of India’s secular ideals. Since the rise of the BJP, it’s been flooded with stock Hindu heroes and Muslim villains, and shows and movies are being killed off.

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Where’s the art?

Ruangrupa, an Indonesian group of collaborators, turns social experiences into art. How will they leave their mark on Documenta, which unfolds over 100 days?

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The politics of Eurovision

The Eurovision contest began in 1956, but Russia and Ukraine began to compete after the end of the Cold War. Over the past decade and a half, their fraught relationship has seeped into Eurovision.

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The lost Jews of Nigeria

Until the 1990s, there were almost no Jews in Nigeria. Now thousands of Igbo are taking up the faith, building synagogues in southern Nigeria.

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Disney’s magic fiefdom

In a part of Floriday, Disney can draft construction codes, manage a fire department, run utilities, and even erect a nuclear plant. How did Disney get its own district?

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