Published Articles

Nearly all of the best-known writers on globalization come from the parts of the world that are doing the globalizing, not from the places that are getting globalized. In Global Exposure in East Asia, Taiwanese sociologist Ming-Chang Tsai tells the story from the other side. READ MORE

September 25, 2016

Polish democracy is learning to play the kind of bare-knuckled, hard-ball politics that have always prevailed in the Anglosphere. READ MORE

September 20, 2016

As the 2016 United States presidential election turns into the home stretch, one thing is certain: both candidates will be trying to win American votes by bashing China. READ MORE

September 17, 2016

A free country must defend its borders, but it must also defend its freedoms. Refugees must be managed, but they shouldn’t be punished. READ MORE

September 13, 2016

Who’s afraid of the big bad BRICS? If there is a common thread to books about the BRICS, it is that they give the BRICS too much credit, both for good and for bad. READ MORE

July 31, 2016

It is irresponsible to advocate the overthrow of democracy in a situation like the Brexit vote where life and liberty are not at stake. Sometimes we all have to accept limits on our pursuit of happiness. READ MORE

July 18, 2016

China’s territorial claims are driven by a sense of historical victimization. READ MORE

July 16, 2016

China has grown out of isolationist poverty to occupy the centre of the world’s economy,bringing China’s people extraordinary improvements that is now coming to an end.It’s 13th Five-Year Plan sets out plans to support future growth,but at a high cost that the Chinese government is shying away from. READ MORE

June 26, 2016