World War II poster.
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Trump's travel ban is an echo of policies passed in the United States during World War II.
Will voters of the future swing left or right?
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As America becomes more diverse, many think it will also become more progressive. But one analysis of demographic trends points to gains for Republicans.
Uncertainty about Trump’s capacity to respond rationally to unexpected crises makes the coming year a dangerous one for America and the world.
The breakdown of established liberal democratic norms has become the theme of Donald Trump’s election to the presidency of the United States. For this reason America and the White House are likely to be…
People react as they see North Korean leader Kim Jong-un during a mass rally and parade in Pyongyang.
In 2017, the Korean Peninsula retains its status as “political hotspot”, due largely to the uncertainty surrounding North Korea’s nuclear intentions. Even in the context of the country’s most recent missile…
Getting asylum seekers into jobs is the number one concern for Sweden.
Sweden is not suffering a crime wave because of immigrants, but there are real obstacles to overcome in getting refugees into employement.
Just what they say about Mexico: so close to the USA, so far from God.
President Trump's executive orders are already causing chaos at the US-Mexico border, where 30,000 Haitian asylum-seekers are now trapped in legal limbo. It's the refugee crisis no one talks about.
Onlookers the world over are trying to understand Trump’s behaviour.
Not even psychiatrists themselves can agree on what 'mental illness' is.
In Africa, the idea of a post-truth era - which by implication fundamentally presupposes the existence of an era in which ‘truth’ was self-evident - is folly.
The US president's attack on confidential sources is one of many legal and technological threats to public interest journalism, as a new report shows
White House spokesman Sean Spicer and senior advisor Kellyanne Conway chat.
How do we determine what is fact? An archaeologist explains how the answer has changed over time and why it matters so much now.
Director Asghar Farhadi wins the award for best screenplay at the 2016 Cannes Film Festival.
Their critiques may be more gentle, their attacks more circumspect – but they are resonant nonetheless. And when filmmakers like Farhadi confront Trump, they're on familiar turf: They've seen his type back home.
Afrikaans singer Steve Hofmeyr (with the yellow t-shirt) in front of a statue of Paul Kruger at Church Square in Pretoria.
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The idea of white victimhood played an important part in Donald Trump's rise. The South African brand of white supremacy has made a tangible contribution to this narrative of victimhood.
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Donald Trump is wildly unpopular with Mexicans. But so, too, is President Enrique Peña Nieto, putting him in a tough position for this week's high-level American official visit to Mexico.
Indian Muslim woman Shagufta Sayyd prays in Mumbai, India.
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Muslims from the Salafist tradition can often be seen as 'radical.' There is not much understanding of Salafism, its history and its diversity. Here's what it means to be a Salafist.
In leaving open the option of a single-state solution, Donald Trump recently broke with two decades of international diplomacy.
What would single and two-state solutions to the Israeli-Palestinian question look like?
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The beleaguered new president is driving a wedge between his citizens and the media. Nixon would have been proud.
Vladimir Putin's aggressive nuclear strategy threatens to unpick decades of careful negotiation.
People are sometimes very willing to blatantly deny others’ humanity.
American psychologists Nour Kteily and Emile Bruneaushow how some politicians appeal to those who demonise marginalised groups, and how those groups respond with intensified hostility.
Tyler Oakley speaking in California.
Content creators with millions of fans are increasingly willing to voice their political views. Their influence on American politics may be in its infancy but it is growing fast.
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Why do alternative histories of a Nazified world again have such commercial and cultural traction?