World Affairs

1,203 words by 2 writers in Tokyo & Nashville

Stories filed under World affairs

storm, World Affairs, music

Mixed storm metaphors

by Pat Allan

Nashville — I’m walking east, back to my AirBnB in Nashville, and the night sky ahead of me is filled with lightning. I can’t hear any thunder, though, and it’s certainly not raining - Nashville has been consiste...

Conversations, World Affairs, Culture

"I'm from Libya," he said. I don't know what to say. It's as if he'd told me he'd just come from his father's funeral.

by sophie knight

Tokyo — There are places whose names have a palpably tragic resonance; places you only know from the news, places that you saw plastered across front pages, gouged heads dripping blood, F16s swooping over he...

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