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Ktokolwiek wygra wybory, jedna rzecz jest jasna: osobą, która w 2016 roku tworzy historię, nie jest Hillary Clinton. Może i jest pierwszą kobietą będącą kandydatką jednej z dwóch głównych partii, ale, na dobre i na złe, człowiekiem roku jest bez wątpienia Donald J. Trump. READ MORE

October 21, 2016

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

The dominant globalization narrative of the last quarter century has overlooked the fact that the global economy has not so much globalized as regionalized. Three world’s major economic regions (North America, Western Europe, and East Asia) together account for as much as 80 percent of the global economy, with the North American region clearly dominant in terms of GDP per capita. READ MORE

September 6, 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