Ana Rodrigues

#12 Online Lies, Offline Lives

Down the rabbit hole

Many evenings, my mother would sneak into her bedroom for hours at a time. She would lie on the bed, her face brightened by the

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#17 From the borders of the union

The icon of a secular Türkiye

On 29 October 1923, a modern nation rose from the ashes of the Ottoman Empire. Mustafa Kemal Atatürk, the founder and first president of the

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#16 Vices & values

La Drogueria

Plain text: BREAKFAST Emergency birth control pill (one) Contents: 1.5 mg levonorgestrel Desired effect: prevent a pregnancy within 72 hours after unprotected sex Estimate cost:

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#16 Vices & values

The forgotten remedy

When taking the train from the Polish capital of Warsaw to Motycz—a small village in the east of the country—there is a point where you

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#16 Vices & values

Guilty pleasure

Throughout the continent, coffee is a drink that Europeans champion in the number of litres consumed per capita. In 2021 alone, Europeans drank 35 billion

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#16 Vices & values

Tiny Stories

Have you taken your vitamins today? Two out of three Europeans buy vitamin supplements and half take a regular dose every day—whether they have a

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#17 From the borders of the union

Setting Kosovo free

Thousands and thousands of young people—dressed in their summer outfits—walk up the road to the Germia national park in Kosovo’s capital, Pristina. They are here

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