The Deplorable Parallels Between Apartheid and Caste

By Swati Thiyagarajan
De-humanizing the “other” is a daily practice in both India and South Africa.
De-humanizing the “other” is a daily practice in both India and South Africa.
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Keeping China at Bay: Biden’s Trillion Dollar Infrastructure Blueprint

By Ryan O’Connell
The best way to counter China’s propaganda would be for the Biden infrastructure programs to show that democracy works by providing concrete benefits to Americans.
The best way to counter China’s propaganda would be for the Biden infrastructure programs to show that democracy works by providing concrete benefits to Americans.
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The Chinese-Mexican Bromance

By Laura Daverio
An official apology by Mexico’s President for the 1911 Torreon massacre of Chinese immigrants highlights China’s increasing clout in Mexico.
An official apology by Mexico’s President for the 1911 Torreon massacre of Chinese immigrants highlights China’s increasing clout in Mexico.
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The Jugaad-Shokunin Dichotomy

By Pallavi Aiyar
Explaining why the Japan-India relationship refuses to take off.
Explaining why the Japan-India relationship refuses to take off.
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Karl Marx and Milton Friedman: What They Got Right

By Bernard Wasow
People on the left and the right view Marx and Friedman as true icons of their causes. The two men are rarely mentioned for their similarities.
People on the left and the right view Marx and Friedman as true icons of their causes. The two men are rarely mentioned for their similarities.
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The Naftogaz Maneuver: Ukraine’s Twilight as a Western Country?

By Suriya Evans-Pritchard Jayanti
How the ouster of a reform-oriented energy sector CEO is a microcosm of Ukraine’s battle to become a Western country.
How the ouster of a reform-oriented energy sector CEO is a microcosm of Ukraine’s battle to become a Western country.
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U.S. Republicans: Flirting With Fascism

By Ryan O’Connell
Like their German counterparts in the 1930s, Donald Trump’s Republican enablers in the U.S. Congress have lots of intelligence but no principles.
Like their German counterparts in the 1930s, Donald Trump’s Republican enablers in the U.S. Congress have lots of intelligence but no principles.
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Nomadland: A “Chinese” Western

By Pallavi Aiyar
This year’s big Oscar-winner indicates U.S. and China are two sides of the same coin.
This year’s big Oscar-winner indicates U.S. and China are two sides of the same coin.
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