Journal 112 — Anne Boleyn, Turkey’s worrying path, Russian money in the UK, a love story from Syria, and a look at the passport
This week — Turkey’s worrying path, Russian money in the UK, a Syrian love story, and a look at the past, present and future of the passport.
If you only read one thing — Longreads on Anne Boleyn is worth the time.
The New Passport-Poor | The New York Review of Books | Society
Is a passport a tool of individual freedom or state restriction and regulation? This piece looks to answer that question and examines the history of identity documentation.
Queens of Infamy: Anne Boleyn | Longreads | History
An irreverent but warm reappraisal of Anne Boleyn and “Tudor England’s big-sleeved game of thrones”.
Purges and Paranoia | The London Review of Books | Politics
A look at Erdogan’s Turkey, post-coup.
Syria, a love story | The Washington Post | Life
The story of a young couple caught up in the Syrian conflict.
How Britain let Russia hide its dirty money | The Guardian | Society
A piece looking at the influx of Russian money into the UK.
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