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a single pew in a dilapidated boarded up church; image credit Chris Luckhardt
October 23, 2020

Rather than just locally mending what global problems produce in specific locales, it is preferable to engage proactively and...

Vladimir Putin, Sergey Lavrov, and Russia’s delegation at the 70th UN General Assembly session on September 28, 2015
October 13, 2020

The Kremlin has demonstrated an unwavering willingness to sacrifice its economy and reputation in exchange for long-term...

a man wearing protective face mask looks at his smartphone
October 6, 2020

The debates on Artificial Intelligence as related to infection-tracing applications are representative of a transition in forms of...

A stakeholders meeting at one of the Northern Rangelands Trust conservancies.
October 2, 2020

The devolution of management rights over wildlife outside protected areas in Kenya and elsewhere in Africa has given rise to...

Chinese graduates in robes at the University of Sydney
September 25, 2020

Chinese international students have faced a double stigmatization since the outbreak of COVID-19. [...] Policymakers need to think...

'Cicada' by Finnish environmental artist and architectural theorist Marco Casagrande
September 22, 2020

[T]he idea of value as an organic unit interests us because it could allow us to combine economic and cognitive choices on the one...

2020 Black Lives Matter protester silhouetted by smoke and tear gas in Portland, Oregon
September 18, 2020

The obsession with national security begs the question, from whom we are defending the nation and whom does security serve? How has...

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson approaches a podium for a coronavirus press conference
September 11, 2020

The COVID-19 crisis has also brought home the significance of the public services on which we all depend, most obviously the...

A man on a motorcycle drives past a Covid-19 fight poster in the capital city of Hanoi, Vietnam
September 8, 2020

Preemptive securitization occurs when states proceed with enacting extraordinary measures even when the perceived threats appear to...

mural in Sao Paolo, Brazil depicts a tug of war between masked medical workers on one side, and on the other Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro with a personified COVID-19 virus
September 4, 2020

COVID’s arrival in South America seemed to mark the definitive end to a booming era of cooperation with China. But, in an...

a New York street vendor cart advertising masks for $5.00, beneath it a New York license plate reading 'Wall Street'
September 1, 2020

Notwithstanding differences between its local variants, neoliberalism is associated with austerity, which contributes to rising...

a scientist working with lab samples
August 28, 2020

Without proper and effective government engagement, Big Pharma will leverage the pandemic to maintain the pretense that current...

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