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Choi Hung public housing estate, Hong Kong
April 3, 2018

[H]omeownership in Hong Kong between the 1960s and 1990s had the political effect of channeling people's free conduct along a...

carved wooden panel depicting scene of the Mahabharata
March 27, 2018

There is hardly any dispute that the Mahabharata places a high premium on the concept of non-violence. However, recent...

protesting communal violence in India
March 20, 2018

To survive together, which is the only truly durable form of human survival, the fragmented residents of this planet must finally...

March 13, 2018

People sharing common ideas connect first through informal groups. Such groups of people within any given two societies that are in...

book cover illustration of book by German political economist Arthur Dix
March 6, 2018

Even as globalization accelerates trans-global and supra-territorial connections, matrices of prejudice and stereotypes about 'the...

Rohingya rickshaw driver in the detention camp complex on the outskirts of Sittwe, Rakhine State. Photo credit: the author
February 27, 2018

Our research suggests that the Myanmar government, together with state-sponsored elites, have successfully manipulated and...

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...

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