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Occupy D.C. camp, McPherson Square. Washington, D.C. 2012.  Image credit: Tommaso Durante
January 26, 2017

Right-wing populism and nativism warn us that more primitive, chauvinist forms of collective political imagination are asserting...

Global Citizen magazine, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
January 19, 2017

The production, circulation and consumption of visual imagery marked as ‘global’ in media-saturated societies are increasingly...

Turkish and Russian presidents Recep Erdoğan and Vladimir Putin
January 12, 2017

Part of what makes the Turkish situation so difficult to understand is a sharp divergence in interpretation between those who focus...

screen grab of Russian President Vladimir Putin on RT network
January 10, 2017

RT’s popularity rides the same wave of discontent that has benefited “alt-right” American websites such as Breitbart News. In...

January 5, 2017

Human rights are nothing more or less than a political program for the free and equal development of human possibility. The way...

December 28, 2016

The use of signature strikes where the identities of those targeted and killed are unknown… is particularly problematic because it...

UN General Assembly summit on the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals
December 15, 2016

Although significant progress has occurred vis-à-vis the Millennium Development Goals, the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals still...

Thomas Nast political cartoon, 1870: "Throwing Down the Ladder by Which They Rose"
December 8, 2016

The old Greek tension between racial nativism and egalitarianism is the unsolvable riddle on which we have built our political...

December 6, 2016

The ordering of intimacy is at the center of the political-theological struggles that have been shaking the Muslim world for half a...

South Asian child is tested for malnutrition
December 1, 2016

...including nutrition in a rights-based framework is critical to ensuring that marginalized and vulnerable segments of the...

Hungarian Prime Minister Viktor Orbán
November 29, 2016

It is unsurprising that Orbán and Hun Sen, as well as Duterte (who has made friends with China and recently described Obama in...

painting by Matthew Eliot Kolodziej
November 25, 2016

Absent fundamental internal reform of the democracies and the pooling of their immense but scattered human and material resources,...

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