Leaders of rich and powerful nations may find a country-first perspective viscerally appealing, but it remains to be seen whether the benefits of isolationism during a pandemic will outweigh its latent disadvantages.
Colonialism’s still here, but it’s not what it used to be—and the countries keeping us focused on the old definition, and old issues, are the same ones whose actions we should really be keeping a careful eye on today.
To understand the existential issues facing Iran, you could do worse than to catch the new AppleTV show “Tehran.”
When viewed together, these campaigns raise questions about the role of policing in societies, permanently scarred by the horrors of their own past.
“Run 100 miles an hour the other way from the kind of bitterness, polarization and division that we see happening in many places of the world”
It is in the flags hanging from apartment windows and the stripes of red and white on crosswalks and doorways that this revolution lives on.
“It’s a tragedy that biomes so important for life on the planet are under the control of people so irresponsibly uncommitted to it.”
We do not know today, nor will we know for a while, exactly what this deal has changed for Israel’s approach to the Palestinians. But what we do know for sure is that as a result of this deal, Israel and its Prime Minister are stronger than they have been for years, and the Palestinians will likely come to feel this might in the near future.