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Wednesday, March 26th, 2014

Belgium is an insular country. It lives like history happens outside of it

When the leading Belgian newspaper De Morgen, which styles itself as progressive, published an image of Obama and his wife as chimps and passed it off as satire, they did not expect a backlash. They assumed that their readers would laugh and move on, and it would be business as usual. This assumption was rooted in two...

Sunday, June 19th, 2011

‘The Ghetto Cinderellas’

The Williams sisters are playing Wimbledon this year. Flemish newspaper De Morgen is pretty excited about it. So excited, in fact, that the front page of this weekend’s sports section headlines: “The Ghetto Cinderellas are back.” Meanwhile,...