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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Making the United States ‘democratic’ again

By Stephan Richter and Steven Hill
How the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule must be modified to restore majority rule and give the U.S. a prayer to be a modern, dynamic country.
How the U.S. Senate’s filibuster rule must be modified to restore majority rule and give the U.S. a prayer to be a modern, dynamic country.
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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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Can the Pope End Corruption?

By Frank Vogl
Pope Francis is taking all the right steps to end the deep rooted corruption in the Vatican. Will he be successful?
Pope Francis is taking all the right steps to end the deep rooted corruption in the Vatican. Will he be successful?
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What’s in a Name? Or Polly’s Story

By Pallavi Aiyar
A real-life guide to the befuddling world of Chinese naming conventions.
A real-life guide to the befuddling world of Chinese naming conventions.
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May Day, May Day: What About Trade Unions?

By Denis MacShane
A union member for much of my life, today I cannot see worker power anywhere in the world. No wonder political parties of the left are waning.
A union member for much of my life, today I cannot see worker power anywhere in the world. No wonder political parties of the left are waning.
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Vaccine Diplomacy: The Return of Soft Power

By Denis MacShane
Pandemic diplomacy as a foreign policy tool – from Western powers to the UAE.
Pandemic diplomacy as a foreign policy tool – from Western powers to the UAE.
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Covid Spawns Massive Greed Pandemic for Super Rich

By Frank Vogl
While Covid-19 has taken a terrible financial toll on millions, thousands have profited like never before!
While Covid-19 has taken a terrible financial toll on millions, thousands have profited like never before!
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COVID and Mr. Modi’s Beard

By Pallavi Aiyar
Beards can be acts of masculine messaging. Narendra Modi is using his beard for identity politics.
Beards can be acts of masculine messaging. Narendra Modi is using his beard for identity politics.
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Blaming Diseases Like COVID on Unwanted People Is an Old Practice

By Terri Langston
How the U.S. handles the U.S.-Mexican border will say much about its character as a nation.
How the U.S. handles the U.S.-Mexican border will say much about its character as a nation.
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