Chandran Nair

Chandran Nair is the founder of the Global Institute For Tomorrow (GIFT) in Hong Kong.

The West: A Minority Club

Why not hold the West as well as the Rest accountable for their actions?

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The West Against the Rest

A short history of geopolitical dominance by the West.

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Asia Revisited

Imagine if China’s leaders lectured the world on every trip, as Western leaders do.

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The United States and NATO in Afghanistan — An Asian Viewpoint

As hard power from the West has failed in Asia, what are the options for a new and different U.S. policy toward the region?

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Can De-Chemicalizing Agriculture Save the Planet?

If pesticides, fertilizers and genetically-modified seed aren’t good for the planet, who are they good for?

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Asia’s Austerity: The New Global Norm

Is austerity the only way to ensure that development is globally sustainable?

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Is the 21st Century the Asia Century?

Why should Asia rethink its adoption of the consumption-based economic model of the West?

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Myanmar’s Development Dilemma

Will Myanmar choose its own route to modernity? Or will it be swamped by extreme capitalism looking for a new frontier to conquer?

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A World Community in Denial

How do you say to billions of Asians and Africans that they cannot have it all because the economic model of the West is flawed?

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Chandran Nair on Asia’s Global Responsibility

Why is it up to Asia to fashion a more environmentally and socially conscious brand of capitalism?

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