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still from the Saudi film Wadjda (2012)
February 22, 2018

[I]f it seems a particularly dark moment in the realm of explicit politics, the tacit politics of popular culture offer perhaps a...

hands cupping crude oil
February 20, 2018

Extractive industries, e.g., copper, gold, oil, and natural gas, have grown rapidly in many developing countries. Historical data...

Taq Taq oil field in Arbil, Iraqi Kurdistan. Photo: Azad Lashkari/Reuters
February 15, 2018

Iraq holds 143 billion barrels and 8.7 percent of world oil reserves. 45 billion barrels are located in the Kurdistan region. In...

Raphael Limkin photo
February 13, 2018

In contrast to conventional understandings of genocide as systematic, planned, and ideologically-driven mass killing, Raphael...

man stands before rows of television screens all showing the same image of the burning Twin Towers of the WTC
February 8, 2018

[T]he reactions (by the audience) to a terrorist event are far more important for understanding the consequences of a terrorist...

Pudong skyline, Shanghai
February 6, 2018

Problems of global governance push us to re-examine the mechanisms of global governance, as well as to reflect on the question of...

people take pictures at Deng Xiaoping mural-poster in Shenzhen, China
February 1, 2018

The revolution in Russia, despite its huge costs and sacrifices, has moved the social and political development of the whole world...

Departures area, Hong Kong international airport
January 30, 2018

Hong Kong was a city largely made up of migrants and refugees who moved to and through there during the second half of the 20th...

graffiti in Qasr el-Aini Street, Cairo, 2011 -- "the revolution will not be tweeted"
January 25, 2018

The digital global is virtual, extremely fast, operates remotely, and might be automated—so access to networks and their control is...

Standing Rock Sioux protest against Dakota Access oil pipeline, 2016. Photo by Ryan Vizzions.
January 23, 2018

What we need is a new global emancipatory narrative that is global, green, socially just, and realistic, another way of seeing the...

delivery van with sushi menu paint finishing. Dondon Sushi, Copenhagen, Denmark.
January 18, 2018

Area specialists have increasingly found globalization a helpful framework for understanding the societies and cultures they study...

photo of “Umbrella Man” by Hong Kong artist Milk, with Post-It note covered “Lennon Wall.”
January 16, 2018

Hong Kong has been a city affording liberty but not democracy. There is a vigorous rule of law in place, and the people in general...

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