The Lost Children of ISIS

2018-01-04
Chechen strongman Ramzan Kadyrov says he wants to rescue orphans. But what is really behind his humanitarian campaign? ...

Iranians Are Mad as Hell About Their Foreign Policy

2018-01-04
The adventures of Tehran abroad have triggered anger at home ...

Anti-regime protests in Iran erupt across the country

2017-12-31
Protesters chant death to the dictator ...

Why Low Inflation Is No Surprise

2018-01-06
Inflation has remained stubbornly low across the global North has come as a surprise to many economic observers ...

U. S. Needs to Realize Iraqi National Constants

2018-01-06
US opposed Kurdistan referendum on independence but Kurdish leadership announced that the alternative did not provide guarantees ...

How Religion Made a Global Comeback in 2017

2017-12-25
Nationalism, often expressed in religious terms, is a key organizing principle in the foreign policy of President Trump ...

Why Do Cartoon Villains Speak in Foreign Accents?

2018-01-17
Children’s shows often use non-standard dialects to voice the "bad guys," sending a dangerous message to kids about diversity. ...

Trump’s Quest to Make America White Again

2018-01-17
Trump administration immigration policy agenda is driven largely by racial animus ...

The Remarkable Resilience of the Prime Minister of Iraq

2018-01-03
In December, Haider alAbadi declared victory over ISIS. But with Iranian militias still to contend with and tensions with the ...

10 Humanitarian Crises To Look Out For In 2018

2018-01-08
From the Rohingya to South Sudan, hurricanes to famine, 2017 was full of disasters and crises. But 2018 is shaping ...

Imagining the Future Is Just Another Form of Memory

2017-10-18
Humans’ ability to predict the future is all thanks to our ability to remember the past ...

South Koreans are losing faith in an elitist education system

2017-07-20
Degrees of disenchantment.. The courts and the president sympathize ...

The Wisdom of Nokia's Dumbphone

2017-03-02
The smartphone’s ubiquity has made it boring and oppressive. A new, retro handset opens the door to a different future ...
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