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Presidents Putin and Jinping

Think the US Is the Foremost Global Superpower? Think Again Think the US Is the Foremost Global Superpower? Think Again

Welcome to a multipolar world.

Oct 11, 2016 / Dilip Hiro

Donald Trump grimace

Trump’s Economic Advisory Team Includes Just 1 Economics Professor Trump’s Economic Advisory Team Includes Just 1 Economics Professor

Who is Peter Navarro, and why don’t more academics support Trump?

Oct 11, 2016 / Jon Wiener

Obama Hiroshima Wreath

There Are 15,000 Nuclear Weapons Still Posing an Intolerable Threat to Humanity There Are 15,000 Nuclear Weapons Still Posing an Intolerable Threat to Humanity

These mayors are trying to change that.

Jul 8, 2016 / Cities Rising / Mayor Frank Cownie

Chinese Walmart

The Fight Against Walmart’s Labor Practices Goes Global The Fight Against Walmart’s Labor Practices Goes Global

Store workers in China are now pushing for the same labor protections US workers have been demanding for years.

Jun 8, 2016 / Michelle Chen

How Will China Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Cultural Revolution?

How Will China Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Cultural Revolution? How Will China Mark the 50th Anniversary of the Cultural Revolution?

Authorities now see it as a dangerously chaotic period, and they attack other youthful protest movements as resembling the turmoil caused by the Red Guards.

May 11, 2016 / Jeffrey Wasserstrom

Who Rules the World?

Who Rules the World? Who Rules the World?

The standard convention for answering this question often misses the point.

May 9, 2016 / Noam Chomsky

Donald Trump

Trump v. Disastrous US Triumphalism in Foreign Policy Trump v. Disastrous US Triumphalism in Foreign Policy

Trump’s challenge to 20-year bipartisan consensus may finally produce the missing public debate.

Mar 23, 2016 / Audio / Stephen F. Cohen

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Letters From the March 14, 2016, Issue Letters From the March 14, 2016, Issue

Southern discomfort… what’s gender got to do with it?… no nukes are good nukes… Flint without fire…

Feb 25, 2016 / Letters / Our Readers

Is the World on the Brink of Another Great Recession?

Is the World on the Brink of Another Great Recession? Is the World on the Brink of Another Great Recession?

We could be facing the third leg of a crisis that began in 2008. If ever there was a time for US leadership, it is now.

Feb 19, 2016 / Sherle R. Schwenninger

Worn portraits of Mao Zedong in Shanghai, China, 2006.

Memories of the Mao Era Memories of the Mao Era

Ji Xianlin’s memoir is the most widely read account of the Cultural Revolution in China. Has it changed the country’s amnesia about its bloody past?

Feb 10, 2016 / Books & the Arts / Chenxin Jiang

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