Can the US regain its place as a beacon for democracy and multilateralism in the world? As the country moves closer to an election which could mark the end of a four-year long political maesltrom, Reset Dialogues discussed it with Thomas Wright, Director of the Brookings Institution’s Center on the United States and Europe and The Atlantic contributor.
- Michael Walzer, Karen Barkey, Spencer P. Boyer, Sheri Berman, Jonathan Laurence, Rahsaan Maxwell. Six powerful voices, six prominent American political thinkers on the impact of George Floyd’s murder and the challenges ahead for US democracy.
- Well before, and after, the pandemic, thousands of people lived locked down within tiny, inescapable pieces of land. The crisis provoked by Covid-19 has only reminded us all how dire such reality is, for both human bodies and minds. Take Gaza, North Korea or Kashmir, three places where the lockdown is not bound to end with the epidemic.
- The coronavirus crisis has turned the world upside down, including in terms of mobility priviliges, expectations and prejudices. Are we witnessing the advent of a new form of Immoblity Justice?
- A talk with Pejman Abdolmohammadi, Senior Assistant Professor at the School of International Studies of the University of Trento.
- Having missed the 2008-2009 opportunity to follow Monnet’s teachings, Europe now should act dramatically at the April 23 leaders’ gathering. It is very rare that a train passes twice but, from the current bickering among EU capitals, the intention seems to be to miss that train again.
- The sudden announcement of a lockdown triggered the biggest exodus India has ever witnessed since the Partition. 120 million migrant workers have remained with no protection, in the grip of hunger.
- The Crown Prince may be soon called to relpace his old father and lead the Kingdom. But there are also growing signs of his vulnerability.
- As mankind acknowledges once again its inferiority to Nature, one can only pray that Camus’ prophecy on the endurance of the Plague will not be realized.
- Democracies may be devastated by emergency governance, but crises are also moments of collective learning, says the LSE’s professor of politics and author of a “prophetic” book on the “Politics of Last Resort”.