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Early versions of Foreign Policy featured a narrow format and a different logo color for each season—blue for winter, green for spring, burgundy for summer, and yellow or brown for fall.

Consensus Lost

How FP set out to change the world.

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Beyond IR’s Ivory Tower

The world needs experts to engage with policy more than ever. Research shows international relations scholars are already up to the task.

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If You Want to Keep Talent Out of China, Invest at Home

Retaining the U.S. advantage needs funding, not xenophobia.

Then-Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping unveils the plaque at the opening of Australia's first Chinese Medicine Confucius Institute.

Chinese Propaganda Has No Place on Campus

Universities can’t handle Confucius Institutes responsibly. The state should step in.

Photograph of Judith Shklar, March 1972. UAV 605.295.11, Box 3.  Harvard University Archives.

Who’s Afraid of Judith Shklar?

Meet the American philosopher who showed that Western politics could only move forward by first taking a step backward.

U.S. President Donald Trump and President of the European Commission Jean-Claude Juncker at a G20 economic summit on July 8, 2017 in Hamburg, Germany. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

Populism Is a Problem. Elitist Technocrats Aren’t the Solution.

The problem isn’t too much democracy — it’s too little.

FORT DODGE, IA - NOVEMBER 12:  Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump talks about his book during a campaign stop at Iowa Central Community College on November 12, 2015 in Fort Dodge, Iowa. The stop comes on the heals of Tuesday's eight-candidate Republican debate in Milwaukee where a national poll of viewers declared Trump the winner.  (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)

Donald Trump’s Assault on the Enlightenment

The new administration is looking to cut federal funding for arts and humanities education. It’s not cost savings; it’s an attack on reason itself.

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The Bard of His Own Backyard

Shakespeare may never have left England, but he became the most global writer who ever lived.

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A Head of STEAM

The case for teaching arts in the Digital Age.

SWEET BRIAR, VA - MAY 16: Seniors stand waiting to walk out before the final commencement ceremony at Sweet Briar College, a women's liberal arts college in Sweet Briar, VA on Saturday May 16, 2015. The school is closing this summer due to funding shortfall. (Photo by )

How to Get Tenure (If You’re a Woman)

Seven peer-reviewed strategies female faculty can use to climb the ladder of academic success.

A worker dries organic coffee beans produced at the Fortaleza Environmental Farm in Mococa, some 300 km northeast of Sao Paulo, Brazil on August 6, 2015. AFP PHOTO / NELSON ALMEIDA        (Photo credit should read NELSON ALMEIDA/AFP/Getty Images)

In Brazil’s Coffee Industry, Some Workers Face ‘Conditions Analogous to Slavery’

A new report sheds light on punishing labor issues in the coffee sector, and on Brazil’s progressive efforts to protect farmworkers.

Business students attend a lecture at the Aula Magna auditorium at the Stockholm University on October 30, 2012. Stockholm University has over 36,000 students at four faculties, making it one of the largest universities in Scandinavia.    AFP PHOTO / JONATHAN NACKSTRAND        (Photo credit should read JONATHAN NACKSTRAND/AFP/Getty Images)

How to Get Tenure

The top ten things junior faculty need to know — and why it should matter to the rest of us.

US-British microeconomist Angus Deaton speaks during a press conference after winning the Nobel Prize for Economics at Princeton University in Princeton, New Jersey, on October 12, 2015. Deaton won the Nobel Economics Prize for groundbreaking work using household surveys to show how consumers, particularly the poor, decide what to buy and how policymakers can help them. AFP PHOTO/JEWEL SAMAD        (Photo credit should read JEWEL SAMAD/AFP/Getty Images)

Why Angus Deaton Deserved the Nobel Prize in Economics

For development economists like me, Deaton was a revolutionary and a visionary.

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What the hell happened at NDU?

A best defense columnist looks back at the National Defense University.

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The Mind and Milieu of John Steinbruner

Remembering a generous mentor, a prodigious scholar, and a bold thinker who contemplated the bad decisions that could get us all killed.