A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism

Slavenka Drakulic’s “A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism” is a playfully composed book of essays, each specific to a different European country’s experience with communism. The narrator varies is each story, but is always an animal, a la “Animal Farm”. This satire educates while it entertains, enabling the reader to understand what life … Continue reading A Guided Tour Through the Museum of Communism

Controversial Monument

There are plans to unveil a monument representing Germany forcing Hungary into supporting Nazism in WWII. The monument is controversial as critics say it is a misrepresentation of history and that Hungary needs to also take responsibility. These are pictures from the protest outside where the monument will be built.