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Departures area, Hong Kong international airport
January 30, 2018

Hong Kong was a city largely made up of migrants and refugees who moved to and through there during the second half of the 20th...

graffiti in Qasr el-Aini Street, Cairo, 2011 -- "the revolution will not be tweeted"
January 25, 2018

The digital global is virtual, extremely fast, operates remotely, and might be automated—so access to networks and their control is...

Standing Rock Sioux protest against Dakota Access oil pipeline, 2016. Photo by Ryan Vizzions.
January 23, 2018

What we need is a new global emancipatory narrative that is global, green, socially just, and realistic, another way of seeing the...

delivery van with sushi menu paint finishing. Dondon Sushi, Copenhagen, Denmark.
January 18, 2018

Area specialists have increasingly found globalization a helpful framework for understanding the societies and cultures they study...

photo of “Umbrella Man” by Hong Kong artist Milk, with Post-It note covered “Lennon Wall.”
January 16, 2018

Hong Kong has been a city affording liberty but not democracy. There is a vigorous rule of law in place, and the people in general...

Bansky mural painting in Bethlehem -- Armored Dove of Peace
January 9, 2018

The most fundamental social dynamic governing most relationships, and the DNA for peacefulness, is the norm of reciprocity. It has...

Student protestors hold image of B.R. Ambedkar after January 2016 suicide death of Rohith Vemula, a Dalit scholar suspended by Hyderabad Central University
January 4, 2018

Ambedkar and Du Bois in some ways imply [an] ambitious model, in which fully global institutions would play significant roles in...

Asante adrinka symbol 'funtunfunefu denkyemfunefu'
December 28, 2017

Tolerance involves a negative normative judgment and potential withdrawal into separate spheres of life. [...] The subscriber to...

Chinese President Xi Jinping with Nepalese Prime Minister Prachanda in Beijing, March 2017. Photo: REUTERS/Lintao Zhang
December 21, 2017

Whether or not China is involved in unifying the two big Nepalese communist parties, the alliance gives China a ray of hope. The...

UN aid arrives at Rwanda borders, summer 1994
December 14, 2017

[G]overnments and the UN are over-zealous in the avoidance of genocide determination and instead use the euphemistic term ‘ethnic...

candidate Beatriz Sánchez voting in November 2017 elections
December 7, 2017

Over the past decade there was a rhetoric in Chile as in many other democracies worldwide that the center-oriented coalitions of...

posters from 2009 Swiss referendum to ban construction of minarets on mosques
December 5, 2017

The normatively dependent concept of toleration itself does not tell us from what we should take our guidance.… I think, by...


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