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After Capitalism
1 IT SHOULDN’T BE SURPRISING THAT, IN 2020, we’re still talking about socialism. After all, in much of the world, just 40 years ago if someone had a political identification, it was probably as a socialist of one kind or another. Maybe they were thir
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How Climate Change Has Superchared The Left
1 THE CLIMATE EMERGENCY is stirring radical politics across the world as a new spirit of environmental radicalism energizes left-wing politics. Most notably, the left wings of both the Democratic Party in the United States and the Labour Party in the
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Why Socialism Won't Work.
1 WITH INCREASINGLY UBIQUITOUS IPHONES, internet, central air conditioning, flat-screen TVs, and indoor plumbing, few in the developed world would want to go back to life 100, 30, or even 10 years ago. Indeed, around the world, the last two centuries
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The Sources Of Socialist Conduct
1 JUST A FEW YEARS AGO, the idea of a social democratic foreign policy—much less a democratic socialist one—in the United States would have seemed a quixotic proposition. No U.S. administration has even pretended to have one. Franklin D. Roosevelt’s
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Don’t Call Donald Trump a Fascist
“EVERY AGE HAS ITS OWN FASCISM,” the Italian writer Primo Levi warned in a 1974 essay. Responding to the Vietnam War and the rise of military juntas in Chile and Greece, Levi worried that the dehumanization and domination of fascist politics had surv
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When the Green New Deal Goes Global
AFTER DONALD TRUMP’S VICTORY in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, a woman in her late 20s drove west from her home in New York City. She passed through Flint, Michigan, and ended up on the Standing Rock reservation in North Dakota, where protester
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1.4 Billion People and No Good Bands
THE MOST SUCCESSFUL MONGOLIAN CONQUERORS since Genghis Khan aren’t on horseback but on the drums. They’re called the Hu, and over the past year their bone-vibrating hard rock, which combines traditional Mongolian instruments and throat singing with W
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Growth: From Microorganisms to Megacities
THE BEST WAY TO APPRECIATE Vaclav Smil’s latest doorstopper is to take a deep breath, walk across the room, and pick up the book from wherever it landed after being tossed away for the umpteenth time as impenetrable, incomprehensible mush. Because it
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Contributors
Sheri Berman is a professor of political science at Barnard College, researching European history and politics, the development of democracy, and the history of the left. Her latest book is Democracy and Dictatorship in Europe: From the Ancien Régime
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Good Economics for Hard Times
ALMOST A DECADE AGO, the economists Abhijit Banerjee and Esther Duflo made a splash with their first book, a detailed, evidence-based look at policies that could improve life for poor people in poor countries. Now, the 2019 Nobel-winning couple are b
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Puncturing the Myth of Putin’s Genius
IN THE WEST, LIBERALS AND CONSERVATIVES ALIKE seem to agree that Russia has reemerged as a great power with a global reach. And in Russia itself, well-known foreign-policy experts assert that the West had best get used to their country’s resurgence.
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The Ambassadors: America’s Diplomats on the Front Lines
COUNTLESS BOOKS HAVE PICKED APART how the United States stumbled into its so-called forever wars in the greater Middle East. But nearly all of them focus on either the presidents and their inner circles in Washington who signed off on the conflicts o
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Is Liberal Democracy Always the Answer?
AFTER A LONG DAY OF CAMPAIGNING FOR PRESIDENT in rural Guinea-Bissau in November 2019, Domingos Simões Pereira sat down for a late dinner. Various leaders of his African Party for the Independence of Guinea and Cape Verde, known by the Portuguese acr
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Why the Berlin Wall Still Matters
THE NEWSEUM IN WASHINGTON, D.C.—which closed in December—had long featured a BT-9, the iconic and infamous guard tower that loomed over the death strip behind the Berlin Wall, its wardens watching for any potential escapees from the East or provocati
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Not One of Us
INTERPRETING THE ESSENTIAL WORDS THAT HELP EXPLAIN THE WORLD AS A BRITISH JOURNALIST LIVING ABROAD, I get asked many questions, from the role of the queen to the peculiarities of Parliament. But one theme comes up again and again: poshness. What does
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Leaders In Graduate Education
-Johannes Urpelainen, Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor of Energy, Resources, and Environment, School of Advanced International Studies, Johns Hopkins University Johannes Urpelainen. Prince Sultan bin Abdulaziz Professor of Energy. Resources. and
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Hao, Boomer!
WHILE COLLEGE KIDS ARE OUT ON THE STREETS of Hong Kong demanding freedom and winning local council elections, many of their parents are at home counseling caution. Millennials want positive change, and they want it now. Their baby boomer parents also
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Program Directory
• Master of Arts (MA)• MA in European Public Policy• MA in Global Policy (for experienced professionals)• MA in Global Risk• MA in International Affairs (MAIA)• MA in International Economics and Finance• MA in International Studies• Master of Interna
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Avoiding Autarky
WITH THE INTERNATIONAL ECONOMIC ORDER APPARENTLY CRUMBLING, it may seem increasingly sensible for individual countries to adopt protectionist policies. But the effects of climate change, the erosion of national corporate tax bases, and the splinterin
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How to Reverse the World’s Trust Deficit Disorder
IN THE SUMMER OF 1999, a small and little-known think tank attached to the United Nations Development Programme published a book that transformed the global development discourse: Global Public Goods: International Cooperation in the 21st Century. Ru
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Can Social Democrats Save The World [again]?
1 SOCIALISM IS EXPERIENCING A RESURGENCE. Polls reveal its growing popularity in the United States, particularly among young people. Popular politicians like Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez proudly refer to themselves as socialists. And t
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Why Huawei Isn’t So Scary
5G MAY HAVE BECOME A BUZZWORD, but the notion that countries must rush to be first to deploy it is mistaken and reckless—and increases the odds of security breaches. There’s no doubt that 5G is important, promising the high speeds and unparalleled co
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American University SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL SERVICE (SIS)
"We ask our applicants to truly focus on the qualitative elements of their application and think of it as a portfolio versus a collection of disparate parts-how do the different pieces come together to tell a story, and what is the research identity
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How Marine Le Pen Is Making a Comeback, One French Village at a Time
“I’M GOING TO DO EVERYTHING TO WIN,” Dorian Munoz, who leads the far-right National Rally’s youth outreach in the Var region of southern France, told me in a recent interview. He’s just 27, but he’s running for mayor in La Seyne-sur-Mer, one of the r
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University ol Denver JOSEF KORBEL SCHOOL OF INTERNATIONAL STUDIES
"We are a toprated school of international affairs that is outside the Washington Beltway. Being here in Denver allows students and faculty to engage with those issues in a different capacity. We are able to challenge thinking, offer a fresh perspect
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The British Empire’s Broken Legacies
THERE WAS A TIME WHEN THE SUN NEVER SET ON THE BRITISH EMPIRE. That’s long gone, but the grubby legacy of imperialism remains in Asia, where two seemingly distinct crises—in Hong Kong and Kashmir—share similar antecedents. Hong Kong has seen months o
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University ol Notre Dame KEOUGH SCHOOL OF GLOBAL AFFAIRS
"The Keough School is committed to diversity and strives to create a student body that includes students of all international, linguistic, socioeconomic, and disciplinary backgrounds." -Becca Mendez, Associate Director of the Master of Global Affairs
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Lionel Gelber Prize 2019 Winner
Viking/Penguin Random House The Lionel Gelber Prize was founded in 1989 by Canadian diplomat Lionel Gelber. The prize is a literary award for the world’s best non-fiction book in English on foreign affairs that seeks to deepen public debate on signif
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Program Directory
• Master of Arts (MA)• MA in International Affairs• MA in International Studies• MA in Global Risk• MA in International Economics and Finance• MA in Global Policy (for experienced professionals)• Master of International Public Policy (for experienced
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Let a Thousand Parties Bloom
SOMEWHERE IN THE MULTIVERSE, the United States took a slightly different turn on Nov. 8, 2016. Hillary Clinton narrowly won Pennsylvania, Wisconsin, and Michigan and became the 45th president of the United States. This version of Earth—let’s call it
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