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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (4): 119–124.
Published: 01 December 2017
... comfortable with fatalism and disappointment. In the 17th century, António Vieira, a Jesuit priest and writer, put forward the messianic theory of “The Fifth Empire,” in which a global empire would be united spiritually and culturally under Portugal’s leadership and guidance. Three centuries later, our...
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World Policy Journal (2017) 34 (3): 3–7.
Published: 01 September 2017
... World Policy Journal asks leading writers and thinkers about the role of family values in an evolving world. We hear from Mexican-American authors Sandra Cisneros and Erika L. Sanchez, Afghan nonprofit leader Sakena Yacoobi, Tajik novelist Shahzoda Nazarova, and writer Devdutt Pattanaik of India...
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World Policy Journal (2010) 27 (1): 57–58.
Published: 01 March 2010
... Thierry Falise is a Belgian photographer and writer based in Bangkok. He is the author of the novel Les Petits Généraux de Yadana ( Anne Carrière Editions, 2005); the first French biography of the Burmese pro-democratic leader Aung San Suu Kyi , Le Jasmin ou la Lune ( Florent Massot Editions, 2007...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 5–10.
Published: 01 June 2016
...Karoline Kan Beijing is the cosmopolitan capital; Tianjin is an international harbor—but the surrounding Hebei province is mired in poverty. Beijing-based writer Karoline Kan outlines China’s plan to integrate these three areas, known collectively as Jing-Jin-Ji, and raise the living standards...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 62–63.
Published: 01 June 2016
... compelled to weigh in. Zerofsky also translated the correspondence, initially private but later published in Le Monde , between writer Adam Shatz and Daoud in which Shatz calmly confronts his friend over his contentious column. According to Zerofsky, the exchange circles around key questions: “Who has...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (4): 10–15.
Published: 01 December 2016
...Nanjala Nyabola For women across the world, electoral politics can be a hostile and violent place. Writer Nanjala Nyabola investigates the parliamentary quota systems in East Africa, demonstrating how well they can work when supported with institutional will and how resoundingly they can fail when...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 22–28.
Published: 01 September 2016
...Hassen Hussein; Mohammed Ademo At the Battle of Adwa, in 1896, Emperor Menelik II routed the invading Italian army. For some in Ethiopia, this event is a proud symbol of black resistance against European colonial rule. But writers Hassen Hussein and Mohammed Ademo argue the glorification of Menelik...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (1): 69–76.
Published: 01 March 2003
... to was no way to make contact with the “third old age. Keenly aware that he is the last force” of antiwar intellectuals and students survivor of a band of poets and writers in South Vietnam, short of chancing a letter known as the “humanist literature move­ routed through Paris, and probably censors...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (2): 67–69.
Published: 01 June 2016
... at all about the question of sexual freedom in the Arab-Islamic world—of course we shouldn’t. There are plenty of writers who have addressed the subject in ways that have been revelatory (the Moroccan sociologist Fatima Mernissi, the Syrian poet Adonis, and, albeit a bit hysterically at times...
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World Policy Journal (2018) 35 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2018
...Jessica Loudis Regular readers will note a number of changes in this issue. South African journalist Antjie Krog is the inaugural writer for our new column, “Last Word,” in which contributors take an expansive view to address social or political issues. And on the very last page, we debut...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (4): 1–2.
Published: 01 December 2015
... Map Room. Some countries, especially in Central America and the Caribbean, seem well-situated to continue their economic growth, according to Ávila. But for many others, the advances of the first part of the 21st century may not be permanent, especially for the middle class. Writer Christopher...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (2): 97–103.
Published: 01 June 2012
... of the most accomplished writers and refined speakers of both Urdu and Hindi as script-writers, lyricists, singers, directors, producers, and actors. The transformation of Hindi into Hinglish, according to this narrative, is a sign of the degeneration and defeat of the language at the hands of its colonial...
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World Policy Journal (2001) 17 (4): 75–82.
Published: 01 December 2001
..., writers, and artists Those who have watched in horror as who “form a tight-packed and intellectually some Israeli academics (the so-called new monochromatic clique whose cynicism with historians and critical sociologists) have set regard to the idea of a Jewish state has been about ruthlessly...
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World Policy Journal (2012) 29 (1): 3–6.
Published: 01 March 2012
... governing freedom of expression. We published articles advocating the legalization of various intoxicating substances and encouraged widespread squatting. One of our regular writers even sent us an article where he defended incest, claiming, “Fathers have always fucked their daughters.” I cannot recall...
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World Policy Journal (2003) 20 (3): 82–88.
Published: 01 September 2003
.... It is thus a token of a crime without a name. The Genocide Con­ the literary skill and stamina of these three vention he promoted was in turn finally rat­ writers that their books readably address the ified by a reluctant U.S. Senate, thanks in densest of international relations subjects: part...
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World Policy Journal (2004) 21 (2): 85–91.
Published: 01 June 2004
... be­ heritage for itself, to tell, in an Indian voice, fore to see strangers as no different from a story of India. Let me stress, a story of In­ ourselves. dia; for there are always other stories, and As an Indian writer, I have argued that other Indians to tell them. How...
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World Policy Journal (2016) 33 (3): 122.
Published: 01 September 2016
... to be challenged. Sometimes the ruling establishment is more focused on erasing the blemishes of history than writing over them. Exiled writers Hassen Hussein and Mohammed Ademo argue that the glorification of the Battle of Adwa, a defining conflict in Ethiopian history, removes the Oromo and other minority...
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World Policy Journal (2015) 32 (1): 1–2.
Published: 01 March 2015
...—that we set out to explore in the Spring issue of World Policy Journal . We begin with Big Question, a selection of thinkers from every continent reflecting on their country’s biggest fear for the future. The brilliant science fiction writer Neal Stephenson joins us in our Chat Room to discuss what...
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World Policy Journal (2000) 17 (1): 105–111.
Published: 01 March 2000
... members of the ward. To begin with, the deep pessimism Republican Party. about the future that is the hallmark of any Nor is it credible for Kaplan to claim authentic realist perspective, as it is of any that, along with a few other writers like genuine political conservatism (as opposed...
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World Policy Journal (2002) 19 (2): 88–92.
Published: 01 June 2002
..., and the Ob­ Palestine throughout the 1990s— some server, Britain’s leading liberal Sunday news­ writers on the left have pushed their attacks paper, took the line that Britain should sup­ on Sharon’s Israel to a point where it has port America in the war on terrorism while given rise...