Published Articles

Emilian Kavalski thinks that international relations are more about relationships than anything else, but the place to look for good guanxi isn’t China — it’s America. READ MORE

February 28, 2019

Zhao offers a morally uplifting vision of the future, but he doesn’t provide instructions for how to get there. Perhaps a good philosopher never does. READ MORE

February 28, 2019

Making Money: How Taiwanese Industrialists Embraced the Global Economy is the one truly crucial must-read book for anyone who wants to understand globalization, contemporary capitalism, or how the East Asian economy works today. READ MORE

February 22, 2019

In a healthy democracy, depoliticisation is a dangerous cancer. READ MORE

February 21, 2019

If universities won’t defend Western civilisation, then who will? READ MORE

February 16, 2019

Africa boosters want to believe that the continent’s day has come. The hard data suggests otherwise. READ MORE

February 5, 2019

If your idea of free speech runs from swastikas to socialism, you will find those at the University of Sydney. If you prefer reasoned debates, you will find those, too. In fact, you’ll find lots of speech, of all kinds. READ MORE

February 3, 2019

Britain’s politicians have just voted to hamstring their own Brexit team by telling them to accept any deal the EU offers—or give up on Brexit. But a tough negotiator like Donald Trump would still get the deal and have the Europeans begging for mercy. READ MORE

January 30, 2019