globalization

Philosophy & History

Amazing Photos of Houses Show What Being at Home Means Around the World

Through the gaze of his camera, photographer Maurice Weiss reflects on the meanings and importance of houses and homes.

Language & Culture

Slavery and the Black Presence in Spanish Golden-Age Literature

So far, scholars have had surprisingly little to say about Zaide, a black character that appears in the famous novel Lazarillo de Tormes. So how does the figure of a black slave fit into a canonical work of Spanish Golden-Age letters?

Philosophy & History

Karl Marx and the Problem with Work

That every individual is required to work is a social convention and disciplinary apparatus rather than an economic necessity.

Politics & Society

What Comes After the End of the Global City?

The current global order is under threat. But what happens to cities if globalization unravels? The end of globalism must also mean the end of the global city.

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