Articles tagged with asia

Macabe Keliher

Founded a century ago, the Chinese Communist Party has repeatedly defied predictions of its demise. Today it retains popular support by selectively repressing and responding to social demands.

Jessie Kindig

The Atlanta shooter comes from a culture that connects Asian women to sex and violence. It has its origins in U.S. wars—particularly the Korean War—and is fueled by our continued military presence in Asia.

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Peera Songkünnatham

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.

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Marie E. Berry Milli Lake

Some gender equality initiatives help to reinforce exclusion rather than dismantle it.

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Guobin Yang Ran Liu

On one of the largest peaceful protest movements in recent world history.

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Macabe Keliher

While economists enshrine Hong Kong as the ideal free market, the social consequences of its neoliberal policies have been disastrous.

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Ashutosh Varshney

Though Modi's government draws concern today, the country's constitutional history suggests a framework for creating democracy in unlikely settings. 

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Elaine Scarry

On the seventy-fifth anniversary of Hiroshima, it is increasingly clear that white supremacy sustains the U.S. nuclear arsenal, while the country's approach to nuclear weapons reinforces racism at home. 

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Yasheng Huang

Some have praised China's response to the COVID-19 pandemic, but its suppression of information helped cause the problem in the first place.

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Candice Delmas

The protests have been critiqued for their rejection of classic nonviolence—but that may help explain why they has been so successful.