A Political and Literary Forum
Founded a century ago, the Chinese Communist Party retains popular support by selectively repressing and responding to social demands.
The Atlanta shooter comes from a culture that connects Asian women to sex and violence. It has its origins in U.S. wars—particularly the Korean War—and is fueled by our continued military presence in Asia.
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.
Some gender equality initiatives help to reinforce exclusion rather than dismantle it.
Marie E. Berry, Milli Lake
While economists enshrine Hong Kong as the ideal free market, the social consequences of its neoliberal policies have been disastrous.
Though Modi's government draws concern today, the country's constitutional history suggests a framework for creating democracy in unlikely settings.
White supremacy sustains the U.S. nuclear arsenal, reinforcing racism at home.
Some have praised China's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but its suppression of information helped cause the problem in the first place.
The protests have been critiqued for their rejection of classic nonviolence—but that may help explain why they has been so successful.
Boston Review speaks with Arundhati Roy on censorship, storytelling, and her problem with the term ‘postcolonialism.’
Arundhati Roy, Avni Sejpal
In a bid to consolidate power, Erdoğan is reshaping Turkish politics in the image of the Ottoman past.
M. Hakan Yavuz
Trump has promised a Korean "peace regime." But whose peace is being insured? And who is subject to its imposition?
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Robin Dembroff, Dee Payton
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