A Political and Literary Forum
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.
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.
Vijay Prashad on writing, struggle, and hope in difficult times.
Vijay Prashad, Mark Nowak
A recent conference made it clear: military and corporate interests will prevail.
Following the 2014 immigration crisis, Valeria Luiselli began volunteering at a New York City immigration court. This is what she heard.
Refugee scholars in Europe face tremendous obstacles. Now some universities are trying to change that.
The crisis of liberal capitalism has arrived, bringing us to the brink of total global war.
Alex de Waal
Schools in Nepal increasingly use English as the language of instruction. But in the name of preparing them for a globalized world, non-mother-tongue education often fails the students it aims to help.
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Noam Chomsky, David Barsamian
Bram Wispelwey, Michelle Morse
Robin Dembroff, Dee Payton
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