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Tag: Global

What the concert hall attack means for the Russian leader's future.

Rajan Menon

On the Guyanese revolutionary’s writings on anticolonial struggle.

Noaman G. Ali, Shozab Raza

Polish director Agnieszka Holland's new film exposes the violent contradictions at the heart of EU border policy.

Paul Hockenos
Andrew Ross

Redistributing land was once central to global development efforts—and it should be today.

Jo Guldi

The courts have become a flashpoint in the United States and Israel—but for very different reasons.

Jonathan S. Gould, Jacob S. Abolafia

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On stopping the fighting and building the peace.

Rajan Menon

On stopping the fighting and building the peace.

Rajan Menon

Pioneering Afro-Brazilian geographer Milton Santos sought to redeem the field from its methodological fragmentation and colonial legacies.

Lawrence Rosen

The Global South will suffer the most as colonial legacies, climate change, and capitalism continue to plunge millions into hunger.

Raj Patel

Though the organization’s legacy has been domesticated, its grassroots leadership embraced the global fight for freedom.

Dan Berger

Financial globalization was supposed to spur development. Instead it transfers money to the Global North and exacerbates existing inequalities.

Jayati Ghosh, C. P. Chandrasekhar

Sovereign states have been mythologized as the natural unit of political order. History shows how new they are—and how we can think beyond them.

Claire Vergerio

There is a cost to replacing race with caste our analysis of oppression: we erase anti-Blackness.

Panashe Chigumadzi

The celebration of Isabel Wilkerson’s Caste reflects the continued priority of elite preferences over the needs and struggles of ordinary people.

Charisse Burden-Stelly

An interview with Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin on the climate crisis, COVID-19, and the future of environmental politics. 

C. J. Polychroniou, Robert Pollin, Noam Chomsky

Internationalists are plotting their return, but they still haven’t learned from the failure of liberal universalism.

Edward Fishman

On the 75th anniversary of the bombing of Hiroshima, it is clear that white supremacy sustains the U.S. nuclear arsenal. 

Elaine Scarry

Not by repudiating democracy but by simulating it, a new book argues.

William E. Scheuerman
Germany's low death rate and quick payout of relief to workers makes a case for social democracy as preparedness.
Paul Hockenos
Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro is within an inch of the presidency. His popularity suggests Brazilian politics might never be the same.
Marcelo K. Silva, Gianpaolo Baiocchi

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