With its Pulitzer-Prize winning dramatists and three regional Tony awards, no American city can claim a richer playwriting tradition than Chicago. Critic Todd Bauer reviews the city's theatrical roots touching on important plays and playwrights that emerged here.
"To me, Gaza embodies the entire saga of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict; it represents the central contradiction of the state of Israel: democracy for some, dispossession for others; it is our exposed nerve."Amira Hass is an Israeli journalist and author of Drinking
In Germany, as in the United States, millions of people come from an immigrant background, and this has become a frequent topic of discourse. Germany's contingent of immigrants under the age of 30 continues to rise. In the United States, at the center of the discussion are Latin Americans.