“Shithole” Countries? The Media’s Portrayal of Africa Reconsidered

It’s time to take a hard look at the role of the news media in creating and perpetuating a horribly simplistic and stereotypical portrayal of Africa. US President Donald... Read more »

Are Trump’s Threats to North Korea Working?

There is no evidence that the reopening of talks between North and South Korea was a direct result of American coercion toward Pyongyang. Despite his jabbing of metropolitan elitists,... Read more »

Why Iran’s protests matter this time

University students attend a protest inside Tehran University as anti-riot Iranian police prevent them from joining other protesters. AP Photo Nader Habibi, Brandeis University A series of urban uprisings... Read more »

Trump’s Pakistan Tweet Irrelevant as US is Part of the Problem – Specialist

In a tweet, President Trump has accused Pakistan of giving nothing but lies and deceit in exchange for millions of dollars in US aid. India’s right-wing political outfits were... Read more »