Articles tagged with global

Lawrence Rosen

Pioneering Afro-Brazilian geographer Milton Santos sought to redeem the field from its methodological fragmentation and colonial legacies.

Raj Patel

The Global South will suffer the most as colonial legacies, climate change, and capitalism continue to plunge millions into hunger.

Dan Berger

Though the organization’s legacy has been domesticated, its grassroots leadership embraced the global fight for freedom.

C. P. Chandrasekhar Jayati Ghosh

Financial globalization was supposed to spur development. Instead, it transfers money to the global North and exacerbates existing inequalities.

Claire Vergerio

Sovereign states have been mythologized as the natural unit of political order. History shows how new they are—and how we can think beyond them.

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Panashe Chigumadzi

There is a cost to advancing caste as the preeminent analytic in place of race—we lose the precision that comes with naming our affliction a problem of anti-Blackness. We mistake the map for the territory, the skin for the bones, and the bones for the skin.

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Charisse Burden-Stelly

The celebration of Isabel Wilkerson’s ‘Caste’ reflects the continued priority of elite preferences over the needs and struggles of ordinary people.

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Noam Chomsky C. J. Polychroniou Robert Pollin

An interview with Noam Chomsky and Robert Pollin on the climate crisis, COVID-19, and the future of environmental politics. 

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Edward Fishman

As the 2020 presidential election nears, internationalists are plotting their return. But they still haven’t learned from the failure of liberal universalism.