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Vietnam: Memories Are Made of This – Or Maybe Not

A review of Viet Thanh Nguyen’s fascinating new book.

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Colonialism Applied to Europe: Mazower’s “Hitler’s Empire”

Mark Mazower’s “Hitler’s Empire: How the Nazis Ruled Europe” is a magisterial book.

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Golden Handcuffs: Getting Dictators To Exit

A proposal for a three-tiered system for bringing autocratic rule to a close – and reforming the ICC.

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Choked — Delhi’s Pollution Crisis

Unpacking the commonly used term “air pollution,” what it really means and the associated health risks.

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The Globalist’s Top 10 Books of 2016

The ten best books on key global issues we presented on The Globalist Bookshelf this year.

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Can Inequality Be Reduced?

What are the realistic options to tackle the scourge of crass inequality in rich welfare states?

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How Modi Mobilizes the Indian Diaspora

Overseas Indians are central to the Indian Prime Minister’s larger strategic objective of turning India into a leading power on the world stage.

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Verdict on Greenspan: Guilty, But Not as Charged

As Fed Chairman, Greenspan utterly failed to limit leverage and bubbles, and this failure magnified financial fragility.

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Madonsela’s Leadership: A Ray of Hope in Turbulent South Africa

Thuli Madonsela is one of those people in South Africa whose leadership bears the hallmarks of Mandela’s exceptional ethos.

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Connectography: Mapping the Global Network Revolution

Parag Khanna’s latest book brings together masses of information anecdotally in a narrative format.

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