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[Weekend Special] From Cambodia, opposition parties join in coalition with Hun Sen's ruling party. From Malaysia, on a proposal that strikes at the foundation of fundamental rights. From Zimbabwe, on the counterproductive role of non-state actors. From Nigeria, an interview on NGOs and their charlatans. From New Zealand, why freedom is a gift that must be shared. From Bulgaria, Lazar Prichkapov is a political curiosity. From Spain, on being forced to face past evils. France criticized by elder statesmen for its secularist stance. What are the odds that God exists? New channels aim to compete against Al Jazeera. And on the crisis of American journalism: A review of Peggy Noonan's A Heart, a Cross, and a Flag: America Today

[Nov 14] From Saudi Arabia, on secularism and democracy: attraction and repulsion in Arab societies. Bernard Lewis and James Woosley on a Hashemite solution for Iraq. What do the French really think about the US? Roger Scruton on the royal scandal and treason, and why the press can't talk about it.  An interview with P. J. O'Rourke. More conservative views: on converting heathens, how religion and the counterculture (don't) mix, and on spiritual capital (and a response). Are you suited for the rural life? Think about it hard. From Slate, on digital piracy, why firefighters should not be hailed as heroes. Articles on the science of beauty and on types of seductresses. And why falling in love is like eating chocolate

[Nov 13] From Brazil, a Swiss ambassador launches broadsides against capitalism at the World Social Forum. From Greenland, Inuits face a classic David and Goliath trial of strength. YaleGlobal on the future of immigration (and part2). More on the contentious concept of freedom. From Financial Times, how the hereditary principle seems to be enjoying a comeback, and a plan for the UN to run the internet  is shelved. Obituary: Fritz Kramer. An interview with the World Bank's new chief economist, Francois Bourguignon. Why our idea of information is meaningless to the rest of creation (and workshop papers). And how every aspect of the modern male is quantified, counted, and calculated

[Nov 12] From Pakistan, on democracy and dissent. From Ghana, on the national interest and collective will. From Barbados, on public morality and private liberty. From Nigeria, on political expectations and the public sphere. With less reform than you might think, a healthy European economy could emerge. On "dispassionating" the debate about modernization and Westernization. Slate's Chatterbox serves up an objet trouvé concerning Bush's Vietnam-era service. John Paul II addresses the Pontifical Academy of Sciences on science, theology and the human person. How teen killers feel trapped by masculine stereotypes. On a new study of neglected female inventors. And love labor's found: On Abelard and Heloise

[Nov 11] From Guatemala, run-off vote to take place next month. From Nepal, dark days in Shangri-La. From Canada, a look at the year in politics. From Colombia, Uribe's 'democratic security program' may be working. From Germany, why The Miracle of Bern has made it safe for men to cry. From Nigeria, Ubang is a community where men and women (yes, literally) speak different languages. From France, is the country really in decline? A short biography of Atartuk: a history maker. From Opinion Journal, on Paul Krugman, George Soros and on Gary Becker and spiritual capital (and a NBER Working Paper by Robert Barro). Caught in the pull of globalization: Why the flow of work overseas is healthy for the US. John McCain explains how to win in Iraq. On William James, science and religion. And why did the Neanderthals die out?

[Nov 10] From Mauritania, President Maaouiya Sid Ahmed Ould Taya wins election, but results are challenged. From Pakistan, on political order, an evolving grundnorm, and Hans Kelsen. From Australia, on capitalism, work, and the family. From Russia, on arresting the growth of capitalism. From Egypt, a new party is formed: "We are not Arabs". From Indonesia, preachers with poster boy looks win legions of fans. From Italy, a mayor establishes a cash - for - babies program. From Denmark, it is now legal to worship Thor. From Great Britain, Right Rev Dr Peter Forster, says homosexuals should go to the doctor (and then the cops show up). Is Japan to mainland Asia what Britain is to Europe? And on evangelism and "open theism"

[Weekend Special] From Afghanistan, on Shamsuddin Majrooh and the constitution. From Canada, a look back at the career of Jean Chretien. From Ethiopia, on an unfortunate incident with Eritrea, and on Africa's brain drain. From China, communists and capitalists are caught in bed together. Specially trained sniffer rats are sent to Mozambique. Is there a ghost named Karl Marx haunting Europe? On confusing two concepts of freedom. Michael Moore: "How the hell did this get into a daily newspaper?"  Are software engineers the ultimate brain scientists? (part 2 and responses) An interview with Tricia Rose, author of Longing To Tell: Black Women Talk About Sexuality and Intimacy. And a study on says women are incapable of rational thought during a shopping spree

[Nov 7] From Spain, Basques to discuss independence. From Eritrea, a critique of post-liberation politics. From Italy, on making peace with a violent past. From Nigeria, on our world of wars and woes. From Australia, on democracy, dissidents, and the potato chip fallacy. From Cuba, why Latin America could be another Vietnam for the US. From Peru, finding a sister site of the Inca city of Machu Picchu. On inequality in Latin America, on Christianity and Islam in Italy, and on the federal constitution in Germany. ABC News poll finds even split between Democrats and GOP, though most Americans are unable to identify even a single department in the Cabinet. Obituary: Roy Lucas. And a review of the documentary Hidden in Plain Sight

[Nov 6] From Sri Lanka, President Chandrika Kumaratunga declares a state of emergency. From Turkey, on the proposal to turn Iraq into an ethnic federation. From Russia, Pravda on a psychological portrait of Putin. From Barbados, who determines what is extreme behavior? On Chile as a beacon of prosperity in a turbulent region. What has globalization done to Africa? The Church Centre for the United Nations celebrates its 40th anniversary. An interview with Shirin Ebadi. On a proposed Cable Science Network. Who won the battle in covering the Enron scandal? Another radio show on Martin Heidegger: Being and Time. Some advice on what it takes to make a moronic building worker happy. And we try our best to help you with this problem

[Nov 5] Leszek Kolakowski wins new Kluge Prize. From Central Asia, the World Bank joins oil project. From Ecuador, missing out on oil wealth. From Sri Lanka, on a new wave of nationalism. From Nigeria, on local democracy and global pluralism and an interview with Joy Ngozi Ezeilo of Women Aid Collect. From Indonesia, on the West and Islam (and part 2). From India, on rationality and miracles. From France, what's the country coming to? EU Observer reports on US attacks EU over ICC. The mutual-fund industry has recently been under intense fire. A look at Richard Heffner of The Open Mind. And some ideas that just might make the world a better place

[Nov 4] From Guatemala, what chance can democracy have? From the Philippines, on a pattern of extortion in political culture. From Australia, are we spooking ourselves? From Taiwan, on the unfortunate genius of capitalism. From the Czech Republic, despondent teens committing suicide by setting themselves ablaze. From India, on trying to overcome the knowledge paradox. European poll calls Israel a big threat to world peace. On economics with Chinese characteristics. The Ford Foundation's Special Initiative for Africa publishes a report on citizenship and identity. On a kind of case that makes King Solomon's dilemma look straightforward. Why is the modern female so intimidated by the idea of sharing a man with his mother? And we hope the Political Theory Daily Review never faces this problem

[Nov 3] From South Africa, why coloured people don't step forward on to the political arena (and a response). From India, who's afraid of globalization? From the Caribbean, on the constant ebb and flow of illegal immigration, and are Jamaican women too aggressive? From Australia, the culture war turns ugly. Singapore, looking to be an education hub, is one of the most distrustful places on this planet. How the unaffiliated voter plays an important role in elections, and on teaching the young about democracy. How Gene Robinson has become a hate figure for some conservatives. How social passivity is women's worst enemy. And now that the giddiness of the killer app has passed into memory, it is biology that beckons

[Weekend Special: On Globalization, War and Politics] From Uzbekistan, why democracy is like oxygen, and on a strange picket in Tashkent. From Denmark, on the loss of sovereignty under the EU, and on how to talk to each other about the strangers in your midst. From India, political ideology--who cares for it anymore? From South Africa, a look at the New Partnership for Africa's Development. From Pakistan, on an incident that might seem trivial to some, blown out of proportion to others. From Botswana, tensions heightened over fate of Basarwa. How Kofi Annan walks the middle ground and irks extremes. And the International Committee of the Fourth International celebrates its 50th anniversary

[Weekend Special] On the real political power of high-tech public meetings and the deliberative democracy movement. How political consultants are gaining influence and face conflicts of interests. An Austrian defense of corporate greed. From Alternet, on the "thing" economy and the "care" economy, Al Gore's recent speech on freedom and security, and an interview with Paul Krugman. From Jerusalem Post, Peter Berkowitz on Bush and the liberal tradition, and a defense of politicians. Wallerstein on what is realism in Iraq. Mary Kaldor on the democratic option for Iraq. From the Washington Post, Robert Kagan answers questions on Europe and the US. TAP reviews Joseph Stiglitz's The Roaring Nineties. And LA Weekly interviews Gore Vidal

[Nov 14] From The New York Review of Books, on the vanishing case for war in Iraq, on books about Russia, and on Israel: The Alternative (and an exchange). From The Economist, on a rising star in Mexico, on Europe's rebellious regions, and is the Third Wave of democratization about to reach the rest of the world? Why Europe is state of mind. On globalization: "We created it. Let's take it over". Articles on Pakistani identity and existential philosophy, and on Islamic intellectual history as guidance for Islam in the 21st century. A review of Seven Wonders of the Industrial World, and a review of The Company: A Short History of a Revolutionary Idea. And Kurt Vonnegut on knowing what's nice

[Nov 13] Paul Weyrich and Randall Robinson on scrapping the Commission on Presidential Debates. Michael Lerner and Cornel West on the US' unfair tilt toward Israel (and a response) Justin Raimondo on Bush as a Trostkyite, and Fareed Zakaria on Bush's plans for the Middle East: "Good--but it will be a long, hard slog." More on Bush Hatred (and a report). Conservatives battle efforts to liberalize the American Catholic Church, since the pope has presided over the radical liberalization of the Catholic hierarchy with its attendant moral corruption. From the Mises Institute, on economics and propaganda (careful, though: the Austrians are an eccentric sect). And The Progress Report on marketing happiness, consuming idealism

[Nov 12] From The Economist, a survey on the United States as "a nation apart" (in 8 parts, with sources). Virginia Postrel rethinks Milton Friedman. From Le Monde diplomatique, how Big Pharma controls medicine, on Israel and apartheid, and re Bolivia, when is a democracy not a democracy? (And more from the left and right). On the resistance of sub - Saharan Africa to competitive individualism, and on adding the finishing touches to the European Social Forum.  How we criticize the hypocrites, but enjoy the fruits of their methods nonetheless. Here's what's really scary about the unreal political reality in the US. A review of The Progress Paradox by Gregg Easterbrook. Hudson Institute's Herbert London on the triumph of the Leviathan. And why the post-modern era began August 6, 1945

[Nov 11] A new issue of Dissent is out, including articles on the domestication of sex, the United Nations, and on foreign policy by Richard Rorty and Michael Walzer. Science Times celebrates 25 years with a series of 25 provocative questions, an article on science journalism, and an essay on the mixed blessing and burden that is science. From First Things, an editorial on the proposed Marriage Amendment, why the Supreme Court might have to get ready to duck, and an exchange on war with Jean Bethke Elshtain. Scientific American asks on its cover story, "Does race exist?" and reviews Power to the People. From In These Times, on the Middle Mind, and on South America and the FTAA. And from The New Criterion, on Godwin, Condorcet and Malthus; Or Why benevolence is bad for you

[Nov 10] In an increasingly secular society, how can we rekindle our faith in the common good? Joseph Stiglitz on corporate liability for human rights. When subsidies to lure business don't pan out. Why claims of Christian victimization ring hollow. On the fundamentals of great reporting. A review of The Posthuman Condition: Consciousness beyond the Brain, and on the ethics of eugenics and nanotechnology. Why we should ignore the flashy graphics and really get inside our computers. And on the politics of sex and gender: How online dating puts structure back into courtship; how all that social - construction - of - gender stuff has gotten passé; on what porn does to men; and on the practice of "corrective rape"

[Weekend Special] Books of the Times: A review of Right to Exist: A Moral Defense of Israel's Wars, a review of Thomas Cahill's Sailing the Wine-Dark Sea: Why the Greeks Matter, a review of Lost Prophet: The Life and Times of Bayard Rustin, a review of From Chivalry to Terrorism: War and the Changing Nature of Masculinity, and a review of Indonesian Destinies. Bob Novak on the Federal Reserve wars. Why the GNP is a false measure of a phony prosperity. From the IADB, on the truth about jobs (and part 2) and the link between jobs and economic reform in Latin America (and part 2). And do unions help? Depende. From Green Anarchy, a list of North American political prisoners. Can the use of torture ever be justified? On sexy curves, the unconscious, and seduction. And a report from Friends of the Commons

[Nov 7] Bush compares his foreign policy to Reagan's stance 20 years ago (while some compare him to Baghdad Bob). Zbigniew Brzezinski delivers a critique (and he's not even a liberal!) On the Arab world's skepticism of Bush's democracy claim. Can the US liberate itself from Iraq? A selection of views from the Middle East. On a business school critique of Bush's Iraq management. Daniel Pipes on American aggression. Fred Barnes on Reagan (the alert one) as the father of the pro-life movementThe Nation on the last disenfranchised class. Ruy Teixeira on the investor class. How seriously should we take the hype about nanotechnology? A short history of ancient astronauts and African tribes. What makes spitting so uniquely offensive? And what makes gay TV so completely fabulous?

[Nov 6] Charles Taylor on seeking sovereignty in Europe and Iraq, Ralf Dahrendorf on The Eighteenth Brumaire of Arnie, and Adam Michnik on John Paul as a revolutionary pope. From TCS, can conservatives be optimists? On the costs of sound money for the EU and the effects of emotions is capital markets. The Brookings Review of the Bush revolution in foreign policy. An article on terrorism as regressive globalization. Why the one-state solution is the only one to entertain for Israel. More on Iraq as Vietnam. Why Bush’s reversal from unilateralism to multilateralism was entirely predictable. Human Events on ten decisions that won the Cold War. An interview with Riane Eisler, author of The Chalice and the Blade. And make up your mind about who is the craziest of them all in this White House

[Nov 5]
From New Dem Daily, the idea of he week: Progressive Internationalism. What's the main problem of think tanks on the Left? More on third party candidates. From inthefray.com, on movements in a new America. Walter Williams on multiculturalism, and Thomas Sowell on Charles Murray. On the politics of lifestyle: a gay adolescence, becoming an adult, work/life balance, the cult of parenthood, choosing not to have kids, feminism and mice, the dreaded midlife crisis, and Cool Britannia. How words often mask sexualized violence. From The Scientist, on the myriad definitions of the self. And Umberto Eco celebrates books and writes on translation's negotiations

[Nov 4]
The Supreme Court may become a player in the debate over liberty and security. Does the West have a future? Tariq Ali on Iraqi resistance. A review of Inventing Iraq: The Failure of Nation Building and a History Denied. Tariq Aziz speaks. Paul Craig Roberts on the Ministry of Rumsfeld. Why we must never forget the truth about communism. From the series "Whose Democracy is it?", on the rise and fall of third parties. On deregulation as politics, why job-creation schemes don't work, how a union can lose its clout, and why foreign investment isn't enough. On when to draw the line over victimless crimes. Why race is a term we should do about. Robert Fisk doesn't believe in objective journalism. For the Daily Mirror a happy birthday? On the politics of children's fashion. And animals may be capable of abstract thought than previously known

[Nov 3]
From Philosophy Now, an editorial, on classic American pragmatism, an obituary of Donald Davidson, and a look back at the 21st World Congress of Philosophy. Can philosophers be interesting enough for film? A review of The Faith of George W. Bush. From The New York Times, we live in a manic-depressive economy, and right now we're in the manic phase; how every recession and every recovery has a Nostradamus; on racism and biblical interpretation; on leaping dialectics in a single bound; questions for Noam Chomsky; and a look at Gabriel Garcia Marquez. A review of Machiavelli's Children: Leaders and Their Legacies in Italy and Japan. An essay in the spirit of resistance to animal abuse. A review of Revel's Anti - Americanism. And is commerce blocking the development of science?

[Weekend Special: On Globalization, War and Politics] Ralf Dahrendorf writes about living under occupation. On the art of war vs. the craft of occupation (which seems to include a flat tax). Is Iraq another Vietnam? Or is it just a mess? On the United Nations and its enemies. An interview with Paul Wolfowitz. From The Globalist, an unfinished business by the US. Brad De Long on Bush’s pseudo - conservative revolution. A study on a posture of principled judgment in the intervention debate. More on The New Great Game. There was a time when riveting TV meant intellectual discussions--what went wrong? And when will the fabulous NYPD get to break some left-wing heads like grapes?

[Weekend Special] From The International Economy, In defense of globalization: why cultural exchange is still an overwhelming force for good, by Philippe Legrain. A review of International Human Rights and Humanitarian Law and a review of The American Legal System: Foundations, Processes and Norms. Thirty years after independence, Guinea Bissau opens its first public university. Michigan's Institute for Social Research faces criticism over study of Arab - Americans. From Pakistan, on the demoralization of intellectual life in the US. George Steiner on teaching in the age of mockery. From UVA, on too much rational thinking: A hedonist's manifesto. And from Drexel, an article on the college's Objectivist Club leads to a debate (part 1, part 2, part 3, and part 4)

[Nov 14] Chad Cyrenne (Chicago): Should Political Liberals Uphold Universal Values? pdf From Open Democracy, on challenges to the World Social Forum, and on Leo Strauss, the Straussians and American foreign policy: A response to Shadia Drury. On what philosophers really have to say about The Matrix. UIC's Deirdre McCloskey reviews The Man Who Would Be Queen: The Science of Gender - Bending and Transsexualism. Richard Dawkins will deliver Tanner Lectures. The British and European MBAs will maintain their distinctive character. How students are using the internet to cheat. And Frank Newman of Brown's The Futures Project testifies before the House on Higher Education in the Age of Accountability

[Nov 13] From Anarchist Studies, an essay on Post-Left Anarchy: Leaving the Left Behind. Cornel West: Toward a Socialist Theory of Racism. The American Prospect reviews Pierre Bourdieu's Firing Back: Against the Tyranny of the Market. Princeton's James McPherson, president of the AHA, on revisionist historians. A review of A Brief History of the Human Race. From Stanford, which comes first, democracy or the rule of law? Where is the love of learning in the black community? On the truth about graduate study: you can get by on a wing and a skim of Walter Benjamin. An excerpt form Digital Journalism, by Rich Gordon (Northwestern). And you can download an ebook: Evolving Federalisms: The Intergovernmental Balance of Power in America and Europe

[Nov 12] From the journal Constellations, Andrew Arato (New School): The New Democracies and American Constitutional Design pdf. W. Bradley Wendel (Washington and Lee): Civil Obedience. A review of Michel de Montaigne: Accidental Philosopher. Dutch philosophers compiled in reference work. Strikes hang over public universities in Kenya. Colleges are beginning to show interest in Africa. A review of Nietzsche Against the Crucified. Yale’s faculty votes to fundamentally change its college curriculum. A profile of USF political science professor Susan MacManus. A review of CUP's Daniel Dennett. And more on Richard Wollheim, from The Guardian, The Telegraph, San Francisco Chronicle, and a press release from UC - Berkeley

[Nov 11] Christopher Morris (Maryland): Are States Necessarily Coercive? pdf. From Ctheory, a conversation with Toronto's Gad Horowitz on intellectual life, politics and psychoanalysis, and an article on Death as a Perversion: Openness and Germinal Death. From Notre Dame Philosophical Reviews, a review of The Myth of Morality, and a review of The Roman Philosophers: From the time of Cato the Censor to the death of Marcus Aurelius. From the Law and Politics Book Review, a review of Democracy and the Rule of Law (ed. Maravall and Przeworski), a review of Philip Jenkins' Images of Terror: What We Can and Can't Know About Terrorism, and a review of Shades of Green: Business, Regulation, and Environment. From The Chronicle of Higher Education, on decline of the scholarly mystique. And higher ed meets its match: Girl Power!

[Nov 10] Susan Moller Okin: Multiculturalism and Feminism: No Simple Question, No Simple Answers pdf. Professor Chang Ha-joon of Cambridge wins the Gunnar Myrdal Prize. Scientific American names London mayor Ken Livingstone a leading thinker. Questions for David Kirp, author of Shakespeare, Einstein, and the Bottom Line: The Marketing of Higher Education. Does financial aid cause tuition increases? Rutgers' Herbert Schaffner on work/life balance. On a new kind of rite of passage on college campuses. A review of Culture Matters: How Values Shape Human Progress. The illlusion of coherence: On Isaiah Berlin's The Roots of Romanticism. And society is still male - centric. Not that there's anything wrong with guys...

[Weekend Special] From The Common Review, in praise of almost great books, how academic professionals remain fashion challenged, and a review of Louis Menand's American Studies (and Crosswalk reviews The Metaphysical Club). From The Journal of Evolution and Technology, two essays: Be Very Afraid: Cyborg Athletes, Transhuman Ideals & Posthumanity; and Biotechnology at the Margins of Personhood: An Evolving Legal Paradigm. Obituary: Richard Wollheim. Loic Wacquant publishes a sociological - pugilistic Bildungsroman. Reason reviews William Galston's Liberal Pluralism: The Implications of Value Pluralism for Political Theory and Practice. The University of Wisconsin hosts a media reform congress. And why teachers should not be social workers

[Nov 7] Alexander Kiossev (Sofia): The University between Facts and Norms. Boaventura de Sousa Santos (Coimbra) and Leonardo Avritzer (Minas Gerais): Towards widening the democratic canon. An interview with Leszek Kolakowski. A review of "preacher" Zizek's The Puppet and the Dwarf: The Perverse Core of Christianity. The New School's Adolph Reed on a campaign for free higher education. Talking ethics with Craig Walton, coordinator of UNLV's Ethics & Policy Study program, and a look at Shadi Bartsch of the University of Chicago. Notre Dame is the most successful school at graduating its scholarship athletes. A review of The Dominion of the Dead. More on Furedi's Therapy Culture, and more on Eagleton's After Theory. And from the Hoover Institution, on sustainable growth and property rights

[Nov 6] From the Journal of Artificial Societies and Social Simulation, Ravi Bhavnani (Illinois): Adaptive Agents, Political Institutions and Civic Traditions in Modern Italy; a review of Evolutionary Economics: Program and Scope; and a review of Thinking with Diagrams. A review of Kant's Theoretical Philosophy after 1781 (Cambridge). A review of Imagination and its Pathologies. The Claremont Institute appoints Bill Bennett as a Washington Fellow and honors Rush Limbaugh with its Statesmanship Award. A Pew Global Attitudes Survey, Views of a Changing World 2003, is released. What to call people that support militant nationalism abroad and unrestrained socialism at home? And whichever religion you may call your own, it does not matter. Somebody save us from ourselves

[Nov 5] Barney Glaser: Naturalist Inquiry and Grounded Theory. From Sincronía, Kafkazli Seyed Javad (Bristol): George Steiner, Lord Acton, and Anthony Giddens: On The Conditions for the Emergence of Modern Sociology; and Jason Powell (Salford): Understanding Habermas: Modern Solutions, Postmodern Problems. A review of Natural Ethical Facts: Evolution, Connectionism and Moral Cognition, and a review of European Review of Philosophy Vol. 5: Emotion and Action. On Manuel Castells and institutional networking in higher education. From Frontpage, on Ted Lowi and leftism, Columbia as an unpatriotic university, and the annual Sheldon Awards. And a weblog starts a fire in academia

[Nov 4] A review of The Way and the Word: Science and Medicine in Early China and Greece (and more on Murray's recent book). Reports of the death of American civil society are premature. Is it hypocritical to send your kids to private schools while supporting public schools? On campus, free speech for you but not for me? A review of Stanley Cavell. On the art of the scientific metaphor, and business of academic physics. Debate heats up on role of climate in human evolution. How useful are subjects like “Post - Modernist Perspectives On Lesbian, Bisexual, and Simply Puzzled Learning-Disabled Single Mothers from a Guatemalan Hamlet”? It turns out homework has not significantly increased over the last two decades (but maybe it should?) And overheard at the Portland Justice Center: "We don't discuss political theory of any kind. We don't need it"

[Nov 3] A review of The Routledge Companion to Postmodernism, a review of Descartes’s Method of Doubt, on moral moments, and Socrates answers your questions. From Syllabus, on the "open" and "closed" views of copyright. Obituary: Historian Richard Neustadt. UCSC professors demand reasonable rates for Elsevier journal subscriptions. Treasury informs the IEEE that it must limit members' rights in four countries. Georgetown adds a new Social Justice Analysis concentration. Daniel Goldin backs out of BU presidency. Rutgers president admits to an affair. Ted Lowi is the only political scientist ever to play solo oboe in Lincoln Center. And Darrell Hamamoto of UC - Davis is a racial provocateur and unabashed pornographer

[Weekend Special: On Globalization, War and Politics] Bob Jessop (Lancaster): The Future of the State in an Era of Globalization  . Giovanni Reyes (Pittsburg): Theory of Globalization: Fundamental Basis and Four Main Theories of Development: Modernization, Dependency, World - Systems, and Globalization. From The Globalization Website at Emory University, a survey of globalization theories: world-system, world polity, and world culture. From the Online Journal of Justice Studies, T.Y. Okosun (Northeastern Illinois): And Now Justice For Me Too, and a student essay, Old Glory: the little RED schoolhouse, WHITE folks, and my BLUEs. And a proposal of Global Taxes for Global Priorities