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protest banner reads '99% Too Big To Fail'
August 15, 2019

Activism today has to stand for something and its respect for diversity must be balanced with a determined search for unity…. The...

flowers at impromptu shrine for El Paso shooting victims
August 13, 2019

Some forms of ethno-religious politics are global, some are virulently anti-global, and yet others are content with the attempt to...

Reagan and Gorbachev signing the INF Treaty in the East Room of the White House, December 1987.
August 8, 2019

The strategic moves we see today—political, military and economic—when taken together, seem to suggest that the goal and objective...

August 1, 2019

The war story of Elias Vlessing, a Jewish inhabitant of Holland... recently attracted global attention. In 1944, Vlessing was “...

fan kissing the poster-enlarged face of a BTS member
July 25, 2019

BTS debuted in 2013 and pioneered direct bonding between star and fan. Theirs was music cultivated through social media, initially...

July 18, 2019

Kamala Devi—meaning Lotus Goddess—and Tulsi—botanic nomenclature for holy basil—are names firmly ensconced within a sacred Hindu...

a cluster of Buddhist shrines high in the mountains of Bhutan.
July 11, 2019

Two astoundingly beautiful and largely virgin mountain geographies, Bhutan and Nepal, stand to gain most from the concept of...

people seated on a WW2 Sherman tank watch firesworks in Normandy, France
July 4, 2019

[T]he core military problems that the United States faces in the years ahead will not yield to any assortment of advanced weapons,...

hologram face
June 28, 2019

Tucked away in databases, system identities are at a remove from everyday experience; one cannot “experience” the abstract logic of...

ISIS fighter imprisoned in northern Iraq, Feb. 15, 2017. (Photo: Zohra Bensemra/Reuters)
June 20, 2019

Mohammad was a fighter for the Islamic State, and even though he was only 29 years old when I talked with him in prison in Northern...

B.P. Koirala photo
June 13, 2019

Just as in the North, intellectuals of the global South have engaged in serious consideration of what development should be and how...

healthcare protest with mock gravestones, New York, June 2017
June 6, 2019

America, said the poet, is home to ‘the best and the worst’. Where is the America of the New Deal, the Weavers, the 1960s movements...

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