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pro-Beijing protestors wave Hong Kong and PRC flags
May 15, 2018

Beijing has retreated from its previously tolerant attitude towards Hong Kong’s dissenting voices. At the same time, local...

burkini-clad woman surrounded by police on beach in France in 2016
May 8, 2018

[I]n contexts of intense ethical collision, respect-based toleration may help to establish non-hostile social conditions that allow...

Indian voters at 2014 rally wear masks of the face of Narendra Modi
May 1, 2018

The legitimating imprimatur of democracy should be based on something more objective than the language of self-identification—that...

banknote, 100 Hong Kong Dollars
April 24, 2018

[T]he idea of freedom in supposedly "postcolonial" Hong Kong is still very much colonial and objectified—it is often talked about...

installation by French artist JR peers over the U.S.-Mexico border at Tecate, California
April 17, 2018

South Asian strategic thinkers have always sidelined and trampled any attempt to change the traditional contours of security...

Russian billboard showing presidents Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin: "Let's Make the World Great Again - Together!"
April 10, 2018

Emerging new political movements in Europe and elsewhere are difficult to classify and they seem to be unified only by their...

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...

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