East Germany | 1953

. Earlier this year, as Russian tanks rolled into Ukraine, Yuval Noah Harari wrote a […]

Hu Jintao is Removed

Kremlinology, they used to call it. Analysis of an opaque obscurantist state, using indirect clues: […]

Coronation of Haile Selassie, 1930

Many photos featured throughout this blog were iconic, some have made or unmade careers, others have changed the course of public opinion and wars. But few have actually started a religion, except these.