geopolitics

The College Kid Behind Blistering Parody ‘Capitalism Is Good’ Is Caught in a Culture War

Boston Roundface is a new generation of Chinese YouTuber: educated, fluent in irony, disillusioned by America and apathetic to China

The Astounding Idiocy of Charging China for Reparations

If China has to pay up for coronavirus, what do we owe Iraq? Afghanistan? Or what does Kansas owe for the ‘Spanish’ Flu?

Frozen in Exile

For the Iranians in the U.S. longing for home, Soleimani’s assassination has once again thrown their status — and sense of identity — into question

The Crying in Iran Is Not a Sign of Weakness

In the West, we think of politicians shedding tears as inauthentic, unmanly and fragile. We’d be foolish to read the mourning of Qassim Suleimani the same way