The Globalist: China, the Middle East and the U.S. Counter-Revolution

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China, the Middle East and the U.S. Counter-Revolution

How are the revolutions sweeping the Middle East partly a consequence of the Beijing Olympics? And how do the Arab revolutions contrast with the counter-revolution currently playing out in the United States? Edward Goldberg explains.

Israel, Where Are You?

With protesters flooding Arab cities calling for democracy and greater social mobility, where are the Israelis demanding change that leads to peace and prosperity for their countrymen, asks Alon Ben-Meir.

The World in 2111: Part I | Part II

In these excerpts from “Truth, Errors, and Lies,” Grzegorz Kolodko, Poland’s former deputy prime minister and minister of finance, sketches his vision of what the world will look like a century from now.

Getting Asia on the Global Stage

Why must Asians demand that global institutions be more open to their participation, ideas and leadership? Simon Tay, chairman of the Singapore Institute of International Affairs, takes a closer look.

Havana: The Revolutionary Moment

In this Globalist PhotoGallery, Burt Glinn takes a look back at the promise surrounding the revolution that brought Fidel Castro to power in the late 1950s. His images provide a sobering reminder of how quickly hopes for a freer future can be dashed.