Ayça Çubukçu outlines the logic of humanitarian intervention that has dominated the US approach to international affairs for the last thirty years and asks whether the US withdrawal from Afghanistan marks the end of this paradigm.
For Jean-Baptiste Fressoz and Fabien Locher, the evolution of climates has been of concern to humans for five centuries, and the subject has been central to political and social debates well beyond scientific circles.
November's coup in Bolivia is just the latest episode in the right-wing resurgence across Latin America. In this article, William I. Robinson looks at the deeper structural causes for the retreat in the Pink Tide, and the hopes for a socialist renewal in the region.
In the first part of the series Unlearning Decisive Moments of Photography, Ariella Azoulay urges us to unlearn the knowledge that calls upon us to account for photography as having its own origins, histories, practices, or futures, and to explore it as part of the imperial world that we operate in.
Peter Hallward examines political mobilizations among Haiti's popular classes in the years between the US-backed 2004 coup and the first presidential elections that followed, in 2006 — and the violent repression that met them.