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DEMOCRACY

When Public and Private Merge: South Korea and the Chaebol

South Korea was recently shaken by a series of corruption scandals that led to the impeachment and imprisonment of former President Park Geun-hye. Several chaebol,…
INCLUSIVENESS

How to Regulate Internet Platforms Without Breaking Them

In July 2018, the European Commission imposed a fine of €4.34 billion on the U.S. internet company Google for breaching E.U. antitrust rules. Specifically, Google…
MIGRATION

Multinational Contractors as Border Watchmen

Within the global asylum system, nation states have traditionally had ownership of tasks such as determining one’s asylum status and providing access to temporary housing…
DEMOCRACY

America First or America Isolated: The Case of the International Criminal Court

In a major policy speech on September 10, 2018, United States National Security Advisor John Bolton launched a virulent attack...
ENVIRONMENT

Grocery Shopping Amid Radiation Concerns in Japan

A visit to a grocery store means navigating thousands of products to find those that we want to purchase. Checking the provenance and safety of…
DEMOCRACY

Can China Save Itself from Crony Capitalism?

By any measure, China’s inequality in wealth and income has risen at an alarming pace, reaching new heights in recent years. A Peking University study…
ENVIRONMENT

Food Safety, Political Legitimacy, and Community in China

“Good food”—food that nourishes communities and sustains healthy ecologies—has been at the center of social movements around the world over the past four decades. The…
CITIES

The Science and Sensibilities of Smart Cities

As the science around smart cities becomes ever more sophisticated, the sensibilities of their inhabitants may yet be increasingly offended...
DEMOCRACY

What Needs to be Done to Improve Government Accountability

Every organization—even a government—needs a vision. But who audits governments’ results? Political scientists would tell you that voters do. Economists would tell you that investors…
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