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Thailand has been gripped by the largest wave of protest in years, forcing a reckoning between the country’s dual structures of democracy and monarchy.
The famine in Yemen is not simply “man-made.” Particular men are responsible, and they should be brought to justice.
Alex de Waal
Boston Review speaks with Arundhati Roy on censorship, storytelling, and her problem with the term ‘postcolonialism.’
Arundhati Roy, Avni Sejpal
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The government’s new Nation State Law codifies prejudice, but therein lies a silver lining.
Global justice requires that we look away from Geneva and New York to the outer fringes of global power.
In the Turkish government’s rush to root out conspirators, the threshold for guilt is low.
It is an ever-widening surveillance zone that turns borderland citizens into guardians of the state.
Brazil has been in disarray since 2016’s presidential impeachment, but after the murder of the country’s most exciting progressive politician, Brazilians must decide whether to be outraged or resigned.
Gianpaolo Baiocchi, Marcelo K. Silva
Trump’s Muslim ban was not just an abberation: U.S. citizenship has long been predicated on whiteness as it was understood in 1790.
The moral right of states to apprehend and deport irregular migrants erodes with the passage of time.
Joseph H. Carens
Erdogan is all too easily labelled a populist. But the reasons for his popularity are more complicated.
On the enduring legacy of a dictatorial ruler.
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William Callison, Quinn Slobodian
Charles Sabel, David G. Victor
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