Time and Time Again: Unrest in Ethiopia
For the uncle I never knew but will unconditionally love and for my beautiful mother who has witnessed both heaven and hell.
An New UN?: The United Nations Names the Next Secretary General
The former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres has been named the new UN Secretary General.
Eurosphere: Outsourcing the State
In the first installment of his column on European affairs, Josh Hochman questions the legitimacy of referenda.
El-Sisi in the Media
American media coverage of Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi splits along party lines.
Made in China: China’s Metamorphic Shift to a New Economy
The unveiling of China's new single-dish radio telescope, the largest of its kind, signals a shift in the world's second largest economy.
Changing Perceptions: Contemporary Art on Naoshima Island
Naoshima, an island of just 3,000 people, has become one of the world's primary art destinations.
Cover Up or Strip Down?
From slavery and Puritan America to Burkini bans and school dress codes, Allison Du examines the history of control through the legislation of clothing.
Empty Pans and Full Streets: Venezuela’s Continuing Crisis
Venezuela's economic crisis has driven the nation to the brink.
Against the Rising Tide
Kiribati Fights for Survival
Nollywood: Piracy, Post-Colonialism, and Pan-Africanism in Nigeria’s Film Industry
Every day, three or four films, made on an average of 12,000 U.S. dollars each, come out of Nollywood.
“Welcome” to Camp Linin
Poland Offers Refuge, But Not For Everyone
Unearthing Mexico’s Skeletons
Two years ago, forty-three students disappeared from Ayotzinapa, Guerrero.
Turkey vs. ISIS vs. The Kurds: U.S. Grapples With Allies at War
Operation Euphrates Shield has entered Syria. But who is Turkey really fighting: ISIS or the Kurds?
The Ceasefire in Syria
Alexander O'Neill explains what the recent Syrian ceasefire accomplishes, and what it doesn't.
Returning from the Jungle: Reintegration in Post-Conflict Colombia
Last month, Colombia signed a peace deal with FARC, the nation's largest rebel group, ending the longest armed insurgency in the Western hemisphere. But for FARC's child soldiers, many of whom have grown up in the jungle, the struggle to reintegrate is just beginning.
The New Dark Age of Medicine
"Although previously unthinkable, the day when antibiotics don't work is upon us." —Dr. Arjun Srinivasan, M.D., Center for Disease Control and Prevention