As the U.S. and the G7 deny the negative effect of sanctions against Russia, they damage the world’s capability of avoiding a global food disaster.Continue reading
Why Won’t Europe Call for an End to This War?
Information wars are always based on a mixture of selective truths, half-truths, and blatant lies.Continue reading
The West’s Fanaticism Over Blaming ‘Evil’ Putin Misses the Point—and an Opportunity for a Lasting Peace
Pointing fingers won’t help—an attitude shift is what the world needs now.Continue reading
COP26: Climate Pledges Don’t Match Up With Policies—or Consumer Behavior
The Glasgow Climate Pact kicks the climate can down the road.Continue reading
Why Our Climate Isn’t Jumping for Joy After COP26
The climate conference ended with a watered down promise to phase down rather than phase out coal-powered energy generation and only the most powerful countries got to finalize the pact.Continue reading
What Does India Get Out of Being Part of ‘The Quad’?
Australia has joined the U.S. and UK games to contain China, leaving India unclear in the Quad and isolated in Asia. Tied to the waning imperial power of the U.S., India is gradually losing strategic autonomy.Continue reading
China Advances the Liberation of Women With Red Detachment Theme Park
On the eve of the Communist Party of China’s centenary in July 2021, the story of the country’s first women’s military brigade in the 1930s continues to find life in popular culture and the imagination of the Chinese people.Continue reading
The Growing International Alliance of Right-Wing Demagogues
Steve Bannon has been growing his reach and his movement has landed in Brazil and beyond.Continue reading