Comment & Opinion - Columnists Archives

04 March 2021
Jasminka Dedić responds to a recent post by Branko Milanović on ‘magical thinking’ among the proponents of the degrowth agenda. Ljubljana, 1 March 2021 Honorable professor…
03 March 2021
Issues affecting gender equality are frequently debated in the European Parliament. Drawing on a recent study, Johanna Kantola and Emanuela Lombardo present…
02 March 2021
Karola Klatt explores Japan’s contradictory moves towards a nuclear free future. Ten years after the devastating tsunami and triple core meltdown at the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear…
01 March 2021
Nation states, we’re told, are in a state of decline. What, then, is the alternative? Is a post-state world possible? What would a post-state world even look like? How would the…
26 February 2021
Oussama Mezoui arges that developed countries' pandemic responses should be a wake up call for the aid and development sector's conditionalities.  The pandemic has shown us…
25 February 2021
Thomas Ameyaw-Brobbey examines Ghana’s insurgency development, state response and likely implication of a failure of early counter-insurgency. Weak States are more vulnerable to…
25 February 2021
Hans Gutbrod examines the recent Nagorno-Karabakh conflict through the just war tradition and asks whether it is still useful for unpicking modern conflicts.  Last…
24 February 2021
Scientist William Ruddiman is the lead proponent of the Early Anthropocene Hypothesis, which asserts pre-industrial land clearing and agricultural practices caused the…
19 February 2021
Nayef Al-Rodhan on why space should be treated a global commons and new cooperation mechanisms are needed to ensure this asset benefits all. The United States Space Force was…
18 February 2021
The Deficit Myth: Modern Monetary Theory and How To Build a Better Economy by Stephanie Kelton. London: John Murray Press, 2020. 336 pp., £20 hardcover 9781529352528, £10.99…