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The Young Karl Marx. (Frederic Batier/Agat Film/Velvet Film)

How to Make Karl Marx Sexy

The philosophy of economics doesn’t make for a good movie. It gets easier if you drop the philosophy and the economics.

Chinese President Xi Jinping speaks at the opening session of the 19th Communist Party Congress in Beijing on Oct. 18, 2017. (Kevin Frayer/Getty Images)

Globalization Has Created a Chinese Monster

Xi Jinping's dictatorship isn't what the end of history was supposed to look like.

TOPSHOT - Cuban Americans in Miami's Little Havana celebrate the death of longtime Cuban leader Fidel Castro on November 26, 2016. 
Cuba's socialist icon and father of his country's revolution Fidel Castro died on November 25 aged 90, after defying the US during a half-century of ironclad rule and surviving the eclipse of global communism. / AFP / RHONA WISE        (Photo credit should read RHONA WISE/AFP/Getty Images)

It’s More Than Cigars and Rum: Why Cuba Matters

The Trump administration’s rollback of Obama’s opening to Cuba is a step in the wrong direction.

On this episode of The E.R., Max Boot joins us to discuss his new book "The Road Not Taken."

Book Talk: Are the United States and China Destined for War?

It’s a law of nature: rising states and established powers come to blows. But can the Trump administration avoid a clash of nuclear superpowers?

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Why Young Americans Are Giving Up on Capitalism

Should we really be surprised that young people are rejecting the economic status quo?

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Americans Acclaim Pope Francis in DC Visit, But Still Wary of His Climate Activism

Pope Francis is popular, but his calls for action on climate change fall flat.

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An Act of Empathy

Joshua Oppenheimer’s unsettling new film, <em>The Look of Silence</em>, raises questions about the troubling relationship between global capitalism and western complicity.

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Rebooting Democracy

Traditional democratic institutions are failing. It’s time for an upgrade.

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