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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 42–46.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Ian Bateson From Kiev, journalist Ian Bateson explores how the political wing of the far-right Azov battalion uses historical artifacts and a selective interpretation of past greatness to justify its vision for Ukraine. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Ukraine Russia, history...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 1–5.
Published: 01 September 2016
... The world’s problems are rarely new. There are always precedents that should inform today’s most crucial decisions. World Policy Journal asked five experts from the United Kingdom, Burundi, Chile, Turkey, and Venezuela what lessons from history keep being forgotten. Copyright © 2016 World Policy...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 30–31.
Published: 01 September 2016
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 39–44.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Rebecca L. Spang The history of money is normally told as a series of material changes and technological improvements, but historian Rebecca L. Spang argues that this version of the past obscures the monetary inequality that exists today. Money is a social and political fact as much as it is an...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2018) 35 (2): 94–105.
Published: 01 June 2018
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2007) 24 (2): 34–38.
Published: 01 June 2007
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2006) 23 (2): 45–50.
Published: 01 June 2006
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2006) 23 (2): 85–99.
Published: 01 June 2006
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 52–53.
Published: 01 September 2016
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2016) 33 (2): 110.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Christopher Shay Throughout history, politicians have wanted to demolish the “noisy, dirty, and confusing” poor neighborhoods of the inner city. World Policy Journal editor Christopher Shay argues that leaders shouldn’t be so disdainful of these areas. Diverse, complex communities can better resist...
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World Policy Journal (1 December 2016) 33 (4): 96–100.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Fernanda Canofre When a society fails to confront the dark episodes of its history, it leaves its past vulnerable to distortion and exploitation, argues journalist Fernanda Canofre. Brazil has never properly investigated the crimes of its military dictatorship period (1964-1985), and far-right...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 9–12.
Published: 01 March 2017
... a broader initiative to demonize Muslims and create an alternate history of terrorist threat in America. Copyright © 2017 World Policy Institute 2017 Donald Trump propaganda Uzbekistan Islam Karimov LOCO STEVE LOCO STEVE Kellyanne Conway, an adviser to Donald Trump, told...
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World Policy Journal (1 June 2017) 34 (2): 59–65.
Published: 01 June 2017
...Sen. Leila de Lima Prison walls cannot prevent Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte’s fiercest foe from speaking out. From her cell, Sen. Leila de Lima calls the 71-year-old ruler a “geriatric dictator wannabe” involved in “mass serialized murder” and says history will vindicate her. Copyright...
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World Policy Journal (1 March 2017) 34 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2017
...Christopher Shay The fight for multiracial, multiethnic democracies is urgent, according to editor Christopher Shay . The aims of this "Fascism Rising" issue are, first, to analyze the strategies autocrats have used to distort history, erase truth, and mobilize their publics and, second, to explore...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 64–68.
Published: 01 September 2017
...Fernanda Canofre Brazil is in the midst of perhaps the most sweeping criminalization of indigenous rights in recent history. The “ruralists,” politicians in Congress with ties to the country’s influential agribusiness lobby, are pushing through legislation to rob independent government agencies of...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2017) 34 (3): 8–14.
Published: 01 September 2017
... subsidizing DNA testing that could hold the men responsible for financial support. Nara Milanich, an associate professor of history at Barnard College, describes how these policies have been shaped not by the wishes of low-income mothers but by the political agendas of neoliberal states. Copyright © 2017...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 12–20.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Eri Hotta Historian Eri Hotta shows how throughout Japan’s history, leaders have used a rhetoric of peace to justify aggression and imperialism. Peace is an apparition, Hotta argues, that needs to be challenged if the country is to come to terms with its wartime past and confront the virulent...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 22–28.
Published: 01 September 2016
..., a brutal conqueror, removes the Oromo and other marginalized ethnic groups from the national record. This is significant for those left out of history are more easily disregarded in the present. Copyright © 2016 World Policy Institute 2016 Ethiopia Oromo history Menelik II “Battle...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2016) 33 (3): 65–71.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Viet Thanh Nguyen World Policy Journal speaks with Pulitzer Prize-winning novelist Viet Thanh Nguyen, who criticizes an “industry of memory” that creates and bolsters a single version of history. Hollywood, the Vietnamese-American author says, is a “very powerful propaganda ministry” that seduces...
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World Policy Journal (1 September 2010) 27 (3): 75–79.
Published: 01 September 2010
...J.T. Simms The World Policy Journal , in partnership with Africa Rural Connect, a program of the National Peace Corps Association, supporting returned Peace Corps volunteers and the Peace Corps community, conducted the first contest in the 27-year history of our magazine. Readers and followers of...