Europe in the Twenty-First Century

"What Ayaan Hirsi Ali Doesn’t Get About Islam," TIME Magazine

Read a critique of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s view of Islam.

"Continental Breakup," "This American Life"

"This American Life," together with "Planet Money," examines the history of the euro and the way the Great Recession played out in Greece.

"Putin’s Dragon," The New Yorker

The New Yorker profiles Vladimir Putin’s hand-picked leader of Chechnya, Ramzan Kadyrov.

“Brexit: How did we get here? The past four years in two minutes,” BBC News

BBC News quickly reviews the recent history of “Brexit.”

The Untold Story of the Birth of Social Distancing, The New York Times

Read about the history of social distancing, which can be traced back to the Middle Ages: