A Political and Literary Forum
Thailand has been gripped by the largest wave of protest in years, forcing a reckoning between the country’s dual structures of democracy and monarchy.
Erdogan is all too easily labelled a populist. But the reasons for his popularity are more complicated.
On the enduring legacy of a dictatorial ruler.
Vijay Prashad on writing, struggle, and hope in difficult times.
Vijay Prashad, Mark Nowak
A recent conference made it clear: military and corporate interests will prevail.
Following the 2014 immigration crisis, Valeria Luiselli began volunteering at a New York City immigration court. This is what she heard.
Refugee scholars in Europe face tremendous obstacles. Now some universities are trying to change that.
The crisis of liberal capitalism has arrived, bringing us to the brink of total global war.
Alex de Waal
Schools in Nepal increasingly use English as the language of instruction. But in the name of preparing them for a globalized world, non-mother-tongue education often fails the students it aims to help.
Two new British reports deliver a damning and decisive verdict on the politics of interventionism.
Malta, Portugal, and Spain offer quick routes to passports for global elite willing to pay. This raises fundamental questions about the meaning and value of citizenship.
In the name of fighting radical Islam, Indian troops have gone to war with civilians.
Undocumented immigrants face horrible conditions in U.S. detention, with little legal recourse.
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Joseph J. Fischel
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