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Men stand in front of an election campaign hoarding of the Bharatiya Janata Party featuring Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, in Varanasi on April 10, 2024, ahead of India's upcoming general elections.

Is India Still a Democracy? Is India Still a Democracy?

Narendra Modi has hollowed out institutions and targeted opponents, all the while sowing interethnic tensions.

Apr 12, 2024 / Between Us, We Cover the World / Christophe Jaffrelot

TikTok supporters

Loath as I Am to Agree With Marjorie Taylor Greene… Loath as I Am to Agree With Marjorie Taylor Greene…

How the effort to bank TikTok is a fascinating case study in transpartisan politics.

Mar 28, 2024 / Katrina vanden Heuvel

The Many Faces of Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Many Faces of Viet Thanh Nguyen The Many Faces of Viet Thanh Nguyen

The Vietnamese American writer’s leap to the mainstream comes at a moment that demands his anti-colonialist perspective.

Mar 25, 2024 / Feature / Mari Uyehara

President Trump Hosts Hungary's Prime Minister Viktor Orban At The White House

Far From a Kink, Donald Trump’s Dictator Fetish Puts Him Squarely in the Mainstream Far From a Kink, Donald Trump’s Dictator Fetish Puts Him Squarely in the Mainstream

The American elite has long had a soft spot for “our sons of bitches” like those Trump now befriends.

Mar 22, 2024 / Jeet Heer

Demonstrators stage a rally to protest Myanmar's oppression of Rohingya Muslims in Myanmars Rakhine state, in Gaza City on September 10, 2017.

The Echoes of Israeli Apartheid in Myanmar The Echoes of Israeli Apartheid in Myanmar

The parallels in conditions imposed on Palestinians and Rohingya reveal how elements of Israel’s genocidal project appear to have been taken up by Myanmar.

Mar 22, 2024 / Francis Wade

An American flag above the Washington Monument is seen split nearly in two in June 2018.

The Looming Imperial Crisis That Could Topple American Hegemony The Looming Imperial Crisis That Could Topple American Hegemony

Washington now finds itself facing three complex global crises, each demanding its undivided attention.

Mar 15, 2024 / Alfred McCoy

Community, Action

Community, Action Community, Action

Youth mural, Vientiane, Laos.

Feb 14, 2024 / OppArt / Andrea Arroyo

Pakistan election 2024 PTI

The Unexpected and Uncertain Result of Pakistan’s Elections The Unexpected and Uncertain Result of Pakistan’s Elections

Former prime minister Imran Khan’s party was banned from running. But as independent candidates, Khan’s allies claim to have won a majority.

Feb 12, 2024 / Highlights / Hasan Ali

A model of a Soviet nuclear bomb sits at an exhibition in Moscow's All-Russia Exhibition Centre

Surviving an Era of Pervasive Nuclear Instability Surviving an Era of Pervasive Nuclear Instability

A call for grassroots activism.

Feb 12, 2024 / Michael T. Klare

Unexploded Ordnance in Laos Continues to Maim and Kill People

Unexploded Ordnance in Laos Continues to Maim and Kill People Unexploded Ordnance in Laos Continues to Maim and Kill People

The USA dropped over 266 million bombs in Laos from 1964 to 1973. Over 80 million failed to explode and continue to kill and maim people to this day. Photos taken at the Cooperativ...

Feb 7, 2024 / OppArt / Andrea Arroyo

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