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Normalizing Taiwan’s status as a de facto, rather than a de jure, state may chafe Taiwan hawks who advocate for the island’s recognition as a sovereign nation, but if Taiwan embraces a more modest identity of its own, the world may eventually come around to supporting it. READ MORE

December 11, 2016

Poland doesn’t have to embrace a position at the bottom of Europe’s value chain — and the class warfare that comes from such a position. It can move up the chain by raising wages. And it can pull Ukraine along with it. READ MORE

December 5, 2016

Now that he is headed for the Oval Office, Trump will have to make some difficult choices regarding which campaign promises to keep and how to keep them. READ MORE

November 16, 2016

It’s hard to find anyone with any kind of official title who will speak on the record in favor of Trump. But nearly half of the American population says they’re going to vote for him, and he could still win the race. READ MORE

October 28, 2016

Leaders from the five BRICS countries met in Goa, India on October 15 and 16. Little covered in the West, the summit was big news in the BRICS countries themselves, most of all in the host country. India’s prime minister Narendra Modi took advantage of the BRICS podium to label neighboring Pakistan the “mother ship […] READ MORE

October 25, 2016

China’s exports are falling and millions of jobs may be at risk. READ MORE

October 22, 2016

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