US Corporations: The US’s New Principled Liberals?

Republicans increasingly force U.S. corporations to act as a kind of extra-parliamentary opposition to protect their brands and consumer appeal.

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Meet Pallavi Aiyar

A lifelong globalist and globe-trotting journalist joins The Globalist as Deputy Editor-in-Chief and lays out her vision.

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South Sudan’s Fragile Peace

The peace accord to end the civil war in South Sudan remains fragile and needs international support.

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Immigration: Biden’s Biggest Foreign Policy Test

Why only a Marshall Plan for Central America has a shot at dealing with the region — and why it makes political and economic sense.

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The Moment When Japan Explodes, Each Year

Appreciating sakura in Japan

Reflections on Japan, a culture driven by hyper-accuracy and anticipatory nostalgia, and its obsession with the cherry blossom season.

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Reining in Facebook and Google: A Common Transatlantic Project

Big Tech media present a serious challenge for Western democracies. Tackling them is a worthy mission for the Biden Administration and the EU to work on jointly.

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Global Cuisine: Migraines in Beijing and Jet Lag in Thailand

How the food industry turns you into an addict.

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China Vs. the West: An Epic Global Battle Is Brewing

Could Magnitsky-style social media campaigns challenge authoritarians like Putin and Xi?

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Merkel’s Fall from Grace

Germany’s long-term leading government party faces an uncertain political future.

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Myanmar and the Oppressive Side of the Digital Revolution

Surveillance technology devices from the West and the East have become essential tools for seeing through a coup d’état in the digital age.

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