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    On the road to a post-G20 world

    Pepe Escobar | Updated at 12:00am on December 06, 2018

    The ascendence of China and multilateral trading blocks could eventually spell the doom of the G20 and US global dominance, writes Pepe Escobar THE trade...

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    Two Punjabs, one South Asia

    Kanak Mani Dixit | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    India-Pakistan rapprochement and the South Asian future require subnational engagement, starting with Punjab, writes Kanak Mani Dixit FOR a flickering moment in the last week...

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    Is social media an alternative political challenge?

    Afsan Chowdhury | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    POLITICAL space in Bangladesh is limited by several factors. Some of them are structural, others social, legal and political too. That points to a lack...

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    On extremism and democracy in Europe

    Cas Mudde | Updated at 12:00am on December 05, 2018

    This introduction to the updated Greek edition of the 2016 book, On Extremism and Democracy in Europe, brings to its thought-provoking chronological account three more...

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    Farmers face double trouble as world warms

    Tim Radford | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    At risk from heat and drought in a warming world, farmers face double trouble in two or more great farming regions at once, writes Tim...

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    A killer dies, a teacher lives

    Paul Street | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    A humble man who liked to wear socksTHE obsequious praise of the life and legacy of the now deceased mad-dog killer George H W Bush...

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    Death, torture, and disappearance in Xinjiang

    Riad Alarian | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    INFORMATION about the internment camps that the Chinese government has set up in the Xinjiang region of the country is sparse and often hard to...

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    Ideas as crime in a majoritarian democracy

    Subhash Gatade | Updated at 12:00am on December 04, 2018

    To such a degree has Religion fuelled conflict, complicated politics, retarded social development and impaired human relations across the world, that one is often tempted...

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    Preparations for 2nd summit between Kim and Trump

    by Konstantin Asmolov | Updated at 12:00am on December 03, 2018

    THE Japanese newspaper Asahi Shimbun, citing sources in the US administration, has reported that the next summit between the United States and DPRK was to...

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    Fathers and sons (with apologies to Turgenev)

    | Updated at 10:03pm on December 02, 2018

    In a story worthy of the great Russian novelist Ivan Turgenev, in the Bushes’ case the sins of the son were visited upon the father,...