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Unwelcome Refugees

Hari Kunzru’s Reckoning With the Far Right

Hari Kunzru’s Red Pill is a ghost story. It’s different, though, from Kunzru’s previous book, 2017’s White Tears, a parable of race in America with a (genuinely frightening) supernatural dimension. I mean more that the author’s new novel is haunted—as every cultural product of our time seems destined to be—by the specter of…
bubmag
September 9, 2020
Unwelcome Refugees

Ten Things You Need to Know Today: Friday 28 Aug 2020

Banksy finances boat to rescue refugees in the Mediterranean The street artist Banksy has funded a boat to rescue refugees attempting to reach Europe from north Africa. Named Louise Michel after a French feminist anarchist, the boat set off on 18 August from the Spanish seaport of Burriana, near Valencia,…
bubmag
August 28, 2020
Unwelcome Refugees

UN: 45 migrants killed when boat capsizes off coast of Libya

EL-HAMMA: The coronavirus pandemic has put the spotlight on struggling health services in southeast Tunisia, with residents and doctors in a COVID-19 hotspot deploring a lack of equipment and medics. The North African country had managed to contain its outbreak by moving early and imposing strict measures in March, but cases…
bubmag
August 19, 2020