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Rohingya Muslims demonstrate outside the Burmese embassy in Kuala Lumpur, November 2016. Image: Reuters
September 5, 2017

There can be no democracy for Myanmar while 1.2 million disenfranchised Rohingya face annihilation. Only a united struggle by local...

Tunis, Tunesia - January 2011
August 31, 2017

[T]he Arab uprisings not only overtook the streets of major cities and squares but also dominated the global mediascape. The media...

Keith Richards (Rolling Stones) twitter account hack
August 24, 2017

A hashtag or a textual meaning is not a tangible good that may be hijacked like a car. What gets hijacked by the ISIS group in...

Robert E. Lee statue, Charlottesville, Virginia -- May 14, 2017.
August 22, 2017

Looking at the experience of other nations, we recognize that self-government and the rule of law do not necessarily coincide….The...

The National Museum of Contemporary Art in Athens.
August 17, 2017

Is any “place” always appropriate to host particular artworks? Or, aren’t all exhibitions at global art institutions inevitably...

protesters at UN Climate Change Conference COP 22, Marrakech, Morocco 2016
August 15, 2017

Political education... is a task that requires bold actions, and not very popular ones, at the national as well as the...

August 10, 2017

If we are ever to understand the phenomenon of violent extremism, we must develop a discourse that... take[s] into account the...

August 8, 2017

Our incessantly fractious state system remains inherently incapable of serving humankind's most basic security and justice...

August 1, 2017

The association of imagination with make-believe and with disciplinary practices that characterize the humanities and fine arts has...

“The Arrival of Vasco da Gama,” by artist Pushpamala N., 2014.
July 27, 2017

Narratives of circulation in the art world, the diffusion of the 'global contemporary', and the emphasis on circuits of art fairs,...

July 25, 2017

While the dispersion in regulatory oversight [of sweatshops] has largely excluded labor organizations and the state from...

'(S’Klallam) Bold Steps'. © artist Jeffrey Veregge. source: Initiative for Indigenous Futures
July 18, 2017

For the first time in history, we have the tools and the connected social cultures to catalyze hyperlocal and global participation...

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