Letter from Athens
"Democracy was born in Greece and in Greece it will die"
Athens next day after the parliamentary elections
On the political and economic implications of the Greek election results
BBC devoted twenty minutes of its air time to discussing the jubilee sick bags during the recent Diamond Jubilee and only eight seconds to the "New Water Music" project involving 13 composers. What does it tell us about the British monarchy?
On some statements made by the Finnish film director Aki Kaurismeki in his interview to The Guardian, April 4
On the murder at a cinema in downtown Riga during the screening of Black Swan
What is it that thousands of James Joyce aficionados celebrate on June 16, known as Bloomsday?
The story behind the Facebook stock market appearance
Ar Maiklu Ignatjevu sarunājas Ieva Lešinska
Ieva Lešinska talks to writer and former politician Michael Ignatieff during his visit to Riga to deliver the annual Isaiah Berlin lecture on May 6, 2012
On the support of advanced high-school students in Latvia. Why do so many choose to make their university studies abroad and why do so few of them return to Latvia?
Elsa Schiaparelli, Miuccia Prada and clothes on the cutting edge
Translated from New Yorker
Excerpts from The Paris Review interview with Ray Bradbury
The author observes her old classmates and herself in a school reunion
A review of the book Albert Camus: Solitude and Solidarity, edited by Catherine Camus
Ievas Lejasmeijeres intervija ar gleznotāju Lari Strunki
Ieva Lejasmeijere interviews the Latvian-born Swedish painter Laris Strunke