Global Discontents

Edward Snowden’s revelations of widespread state surveillance of Internet and telephone communications have caused some consternation here in the United States—and around the world. Were you […]

Mao reconsidered: Everything You Know is Wrong

While this excerpt from CHINA 2020: Everything You Know is Wrong by Godfree Roberts may seem like a ridiculous oversimplification, it is a useful offset to the ridiculously oversimplified—and, what’s […]

Why Socialism-South Asian Context

The world has got so used to democracy that we have forgotten that economic development is not necessarily dictated by democracy. China is an example, already […]

CIA’s Deep State

Drip by drip, here and there, articles, books, media reports have reiterated that people are “determined” by biological, genetic, social, and psychological forces over which they […]