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September 18, 2018

We need a definition [of authoritarianism] that is substantive and dynamic rather than negative and systemic; that focuses on the...

September 11, 2018

Growing numbers of international tourists visit the San to encounter their culture and lifestyle, and such tourism is expected to...

'Man Pointing' by Alberto Giacomett, 1947.
September 4, 2018

"The crowd," observed the 19th century Danish philosopher, Soren Kierkegaard, "is untruth." Nowhere is this seminal observation...

banner reading 'Refugees Welcome' hangs from the front of the city hall building in Madrid
August 28, 2018

Perhaps right-wing populist rhetoric does get one thing right, and it is this: policy frameworks characterized by national...

screenshot of video for the song 'Satati' by Momar Gaye and band Zaman, on beach in Sardinia
August 21, 2018

While music can neither eliminate racist extremism nor overturn increasingly stark racial and ethnic divisions [...] it remains...

Chinese students attend graduation ceremonies with Chinese flag in background
August 14, 2018

considering that Hong Hong has been relatively starved of Marxist rhetoric and a socialist conscience, who can imagine, in this...

Rohingya parent and child at Kutupalong-Balukhali camp in the Cox's Bazar district of Bangladesh.
August 7, 2018

At its core, the racial and religious bias against the Muslim minority of Myanmar is a fundamentalist response to the material...

A main building of Tawi Lodge in Kilitome Conservancy; February 2012. (Photo: Toshio Meguro)
July 31, 2018

What is common to [local people] involved in the TCE project in the Amboseli region is a flexible attitude to tourism. They...

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdoğan arrives to deliver a speech at Justice and Development Party (AKP) headquarters in Istanbul in 2017. Photo credit: AFP/Bulent Kilic
July 26, 2018

[P]rocedural democracy is not enough, and one hopes that Erdoğan will use his newly acquired powers over judicial and other...

portrait of Borges by Marcelo Neira
July 24, 2018

When books become windows, they open our eyes to other worlds, other ways of being. In the latter metaphor literature can help us...

facilitated classroom discussion in “Debating Global Society.” Photo credit: the authors
July 17, 2018

[T]he re-scaling of ethics is linked to the politics of knowledge and participation through affective connections. As such, an...

voters at polling station in Mexico, 2018. Photo credit: Alison Brysk
July 10, 2018

Former Mexico City mayor López Obrador’s program of anti-corruption, increased social services, and greater government...

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