Europe

Brexit’s Aftermath: Xenophobia and the Rising Right

Economists predicting renewed hardship.  A resurgence in racist attacks. The resignation of a Prime Minister. The leader of the largest opposition party in the country attempting to fight off a coup attempt. This picture, more or less, sums up some of the more glaring repercussions of the British vote to leave the European Union.

Globalism

Development and Its Discontents: Assessing the Limits and Future of the UN’s Millennium Development Goals

The achievements said to have been accomplished since the turn of the century under the mandate of the United Nations' Millennium Development Goals include cutting global poverty in half and greatly expanding access to education and clean drinking water. But with the 2015 deadline for their fulfillment rushing ever closer, the UN is considering a new agenda for global growth and development.