World Affairs

World Affairs

Why Farmers are Fighting in Modi's India

When India’s Prime Minister Narendra Modi introduced a series of agricultural reforms last November,...

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Russia Resurrected

Michael McFaul and Kathryn Stoner take a closer look at Russia — a country whose economy has continued to grow...

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Democracy in Peril

In his inaugural address, president Biden declared, “Today we celebrate the triumph not of a candidate but of a...

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Rebuilding American Trust, The FBI Way

As the US reckons with the shock of the Capitol insurrection on January 6, the FBI has arrested dozens of alleged...

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Why White Nationalism is Still a Threat in Germany

When footage of rioters storming the US Capitol was broadcast live around the world, some far-right extremists in...

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Unraveling the Brexit Divide

After years of agonizing political and economic uncertainty, the United Kingdom has finally left the European Union....

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Post-Brexit Ireland with Fintan O’Toole

The United Kingdom has officially left the European Union, but Brexit is far from resolved. Both Scotland and...

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President Biden on the World Stage

Donald Trump is no longer in charge, and much of the world is hoping Joe Biden will rebuild America’s...

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How White Supremacy Fueled the Attack on the Capitol

For months, the domestic terrorist attack on the US Capitol was planned in plain sight on social media. So why...

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Strongmen: From Mussolini to Trump

Historian Ruth Ben-Ghiat has spent her career warning about the stealth strategies authoritarian leaders use to gain...

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The Global Economy After COVID-19

As each country manages the pandemic differently, the already fragile global economy has been disrupted by broken...

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Anand Giridharadas: Are Elites Really Making the World a Better Place?

With record unemployment, increasing income inequality and soaring poverty, it’s hard to escape the economic...

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We Have the Power to Stop World Hunger

When the World Food Program was awarded this year’s Nobel Peace Prize, executive director David Beasley warned...

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Larry Brilliant and Peter Hotez: Vaccinating Our Way Out of the Pandemic

Now that the process is beginning for distribution of a vaccine for COVID-19  -- and another is close behind -- it...

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Larry Brilliant and Peter Hotez: Vaccinating Our Way Out of the Pandemic

Now that the process is beginning for distribution of a vaccine for COVID-19  -- and another is close behind -- it...

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Redefining Latino Identity

At 60 million people and counting, Latinos are the largest minority group in the United States. But if the 2020...

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What Biden Can Do To Secure Our Climate Future

When Joe Biden ran for president, he pledged to make climate change a major priority. How will he make good on that...

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How Alternative Media Hooked Us on Politics and Broke Our Democracy

A recent Politico poll found that 70% of Republican voters don’t believe the presidential election was free and...

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How Will Biden Handle the Most Challenging Foreign Policy Agenda?

Joe Biden will be President in two months. In the meantime, Donald Trump is doing everything he can to make that...

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Biden’s Foreign Policy, with Ishaan Tharoor

When Joe Biden takes office, he’ll face challenges like no other president before him. From the pandemic, to...

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