Comment & Opinion - Columnists Archives

17 September 2019
Save the Children’s José Manuel Roche has a book he wants you to read. So, it turns out that nowadays democracy seldom dies through violent coup d’état. More commonly (and…
16 September 2019
Gustavo Macedo and Andrea Garcia call on scientists and transnational organisations to mobilize their networks to discover opportunities, exchange ideas and invite governments and…
12 September 2019
The advent of 5G networks brings a wealth of new opportunities. Individuals will be able to access a whole range of services more easily, while businesses and governments will be…
11 September 2019
Milan Babic argues that states’ strategic adaptation to neoliberal globalization grants them new powers in international politics. The ongoing transformation of the liberal world…
09 September 2019
Other worlds are possible - the Pluriverse is breathing. The current planetary crisis has taken on a civilizational dimension. Never before have so many crucial aspects of life…
06 September 2019
The success of populist parties is often viewed as an act of protest against ‘the establishment’. Drawing on new research, Bram Geurkink, Andrej Zaslove, Roderick Sluiter and …
05 September 2019
Sukhayl Niyazov examines the ambiguous implications of the dollar’s dominant status that forces Washington to choose between nationalist and globalist approaches to international…
04 September 2019
Duncan Green, Oxfam's Strategic Adviser, analyses recent responses to climate change activism and politics. Following on yesterday’s conversation with Matthew Lockwood, I was…
03 September 2019
Having a son turned me into a pacifist not because I was an idealist, but because motherhood made me a realist. Why are we raising our children in a culture saturated with…
30 August 2019
The Amazon, now on fire, has become the central political and geopolitical hot spot for humanity's right to its own future. Optimism is the gasoline that must feed the fight. …