Alternatives to Global Conflict Between the US and China

April 20, 2020

We are witnessing a period of great change in world politics. The old power structures still dominate daily politics but are no longer unchallenged. New ideas for a post-liberal order appear on the horizon. The world order has indubitably entered an “interregnum” where, as Antonio Gramsci...

The World Order After the US Steps Back

December 06, 2019

The Financial Times claims that a major shift is taking place in the world order. Rana Foroohar writes: “Anyone who still doubts that the US is economically decoupling from the rest of the world should take a look at a proposal the commerce department put forward last week.” This assumes...

The Decline of the West or the Demise of Pax Americana?

February 21, 2019

A global order based on winning and losing is in itself a losing proposition. The Daily Devil’s Dictionary explains. This week on Fair Observer, Daniel Wagner reminds those who may not be paying attention that we are witnessing the rapid decline of the US empire and the inexorable rise of...

The Daily Devil’s Dictionary: America and a “Rules-Based” Economy

December 21, 2017

Determining whether the economy is based on the notion of rules or rule. Donald Trump has been listening carefully to his national security advisor, H.R. McMaster, who unilaterally decided last week that geopolitics is a plural noun, as reported by The Daily Devil’s Dictionary. One of the key...