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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...

flag of Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- campaign rally in Istanbul, June 2018.
July 3, 2018

The AKP has been able to remain in power and maintain its populist discourse for 16 years. [….] The problem with protracted...

tourist enjoys 'Bushman tourism' in Botswana. Photo credit: Junko Maruyama
June 26, 2018

The continent can be seen as an experimental ground for many of the key ideas around nature-based, alternative, and sustainable...

June 19, 2018

Japanese nationalism characteristically takes an ethnic rather than civic emphasis. It is prone to an authoritarian statism. [...

ISIS militants in video grab with slogan superimposed over Twitter 'tweet' icon
June 14, 2018

Tackling online violent extremist content is rightly an important priority for policy-makers; research has found that the internet...

Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov plays in a charity football match
June 5, 2018

[I]t is right to investigate how populism affects democracy. To do that, however, there must be greater conceptual clarity...

port facility in Gwadar, Pakistan, a terminal of the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor project (CPEC). Photo credit: Anjum Naveed/AP
May 31, 2018

Over the past couple of years, BRI-linked corridor projects—for example, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC) in Pakistan...

Roman coin bearing name and likeness of Clodius Pulcher
May 29, 2018

What can Clodius and the Gracchi brothers teach as about populism in the 21st century? One thing, perhaps. Contrary to what is...

Mazawattee Tea advertisement, circa 1890. "...the biggest Tea Duty Cheque on Record..."
May 24, 2018

Throughout the middle decades of the nineteenth-century, tea producers and retailers bombarded consumers with stories [and]...

screenshot of Wakanda skyline from the film 'Black Panther' (2018) -- Marvel/Walt Disney Studio
May 22, 2018

[A]ctivists around the world are appropriating and remixing popular culture to fuel their social movements. […] In numerous ways,...

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