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What’s the Deal With an Authoritarian in Manila?

Hello All! Welcome to another edition of “What’s the Deal?” the blog that knows the difference between archipelagos and atoll formation (thanks, Darwin). In this edition, we’ll discuss the fascinating and irascible new Filipino leader Rodrigo Duterte and his new … Continue reading

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What’s the Deal With the Lok Pal and Anti-Corruption Protests in India?

Hello all! Well, it’s 2012! You know what that means…. it’s the bicentennial of the War of 1812! A historian’s dream scenario! (spoiler alert: not in this blog entry) After a week off celebrating the spirit of giving (read: Capitalism), … Continue reading

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