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The Continuing Imprisonment of Leila de Lima Is an International Scandal

Her incarceration for having the temerity to investigate former Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is a stain on the reputation of the new Marcos administration. Filipina human rights campaigner and former senator Leila de Lima after her hearing in Manila. (Jam Sta...

Stormy weather is ahead in the Pacific

The future of Taiwan and China Though the war in Ukraine is the leading geopolitical trouble spot today, the Taiwan Straits and the South China Sea are a close second. The last few weeks have made this crystal clear. The United States issued its National Security...

Rise, decline, and fall of the Liberal Order

John Ikenberry’s 'A World Safe for Democracy: Liberal Internationalism and the Crises of Global Order' In the evolution of liberal democracy since the late eighteenth century, its values and institutions been entangled with capitalism, empire, hegemony, and racism....

Two essential readings on fascism and civil war

A detailed look at Barbara Walter and Paul Mason's latest works Having tangled with fascists in the streets and studied them, progressive journalist Paul Mason, author of How to Stop Fascism, thinks he has a thing or two to say about them. To him, the January 6 attack...

Leila de Lima

Filipino political prisoner refuses to surrender to despotic Duterte Philippine Senator Leila de Lima is one of the...

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