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February 14, 2017

Political secularism has been abandoned by those who once enthusiastically embraced the concept. It needs a new conceptual home....

Greek voters wave flags, EU referendum
February 9, 2017

It is not surprising that so many citizens disappointed by what has not been delivered by traditional political parties are now...

Tama University students meet during Rui-bin Camp session, 2012
February 7, 2017

The integration of campus teaching and training with service learning in overseas communities is particularly important, because...

Union of South American Nations flag
February 2, 2017

One might perhaps argue that the return to the Nixonian approach of "benign neglect," which is implicit in Trump’s motto, might be...

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...

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