Post Tagged with: "politics"

The Myth of Multipolarity and Overexpansion of Rising Powers: The Case of Brazil

The Myth of Multipolarity and Overexpansion of Rising Powers: The Case of Brazil

Brazil over-expanded considerably in the first decades of the 21st century in a process that was fuelled by domestic interest groups as well as a myth of multipolarity.

Latin America and China: Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the PRC

Latin America and China: Reflections on the 70th Anniversary of the PRC

In the last 20 years, China became a major economic partner in Latin America, but its increased presence also provokes nationalistic reactions in countries like Brazil.

Review Feature – The US Foreign Policy Consensus in Crisis

Review Feature – The US Foreign Policy Consensus in Crisis

Richard Coughlin analyses Kagan and Walt’s decade old debate on IR theory, the clash between realism and liberalism and how it ties into modern politics in the Trump era.

Re-examining Political Silence: New Openings for Research and Practice

Re-examining Political Silence: New Openings for Research and Practice

Political silence, whether intentional or unintentional, produces uncertainty, in such a way that entangles the recipient of silence in confusion.

Interview – Judith Suissa

Interview – Judith Suissa

Prof. Judith Suissa talks about philosophy of education, as well as the intersections between politics, parent-child relationships, classical anarchism and globalisation.

Student Feature – Theory in Action: ‘Isms’ Are Evil. All Hail the ‘Isms’!

Student Feature – Theory in Action: ‘Isms’ Are Evil. All Hail the ‘Isms’!

Students of politics can’t dismiss the isms before acquiring an understanding about what they are rejecting.

Politics, Poetry and Ezra Pound

Politics, Poetry and Ezra Pound

One of the many ‘luminous details’ ushering Ezra Pound’s admirers behind a politics borne from grief into balladries of transcendence.

Pagan Spirituality and Politics

Pagan Spirituality and Politics

Spirituality, whether pagan of that of other ecologically-minded religiosities, and populist/competitive politics have an obstacle-strewn and difficult road ahead.

Image by Thomas Hawk

The Theatre of Politics: Politics as Oscar Broadway

Politics is compared to theatre due to the growing trend of passion play; a trend which is argued does not contribute positively to coexistence or commonality.

Defining Post-truth: Structures, Agents, and Styles

Defining Post-truth: Structures, Agents, and Styles

Factual truth has a limited but indispensable role to play in pluralistic politics, comparable to material environment that both enables and limits democratic debate.

Image by Michigan Municipal League

Fiction, Film & Empiricism: Comparative Politics as Action and Adventure

Works of art in novels, classic travelogues, and film have a strong, evocative power for students of comparative politics.

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