New Release: 10/5/2016

The Populist Explosion, John B. Judis One of The New York Times' 6 Books to Help Understand Trump’s Win “In November, the fate of the Republic will turn on one question: How popular is the populism of Donald Trump?... 'The Populist Explosion' [is a] cogent and exceptionally clarifying guide to a political phenomenon that is at once elusive and, yes, explosive." —Jonathan Alter, The New York Times Book Review... more

New Release: 12/5/2016

The Chibok Girls, Helon Habila “This is a controlled, lucid and deeply felt account of Boko Haram’s unconscionable kidnappings. This is essential to understanding the tragedy of the Chibok girls.” —Dave Eggers, author of What Is the What and A Heartbreaking Work of Staggering Genius, editor of The Voice of Witness Reader... more

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#BringBackOurGirls with Helon Habila

#BringBackOurGirls with Helon Habila

Tuesday, December 6, 2016
6:00pm — 7:00pm

Columbia University School of Journalism
Room 607B

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Upcoming Event

Helon Habila at Harvard Book Store

Helon Habila at Harvard Book Store

Wednesday, December 7, 2016
7:00pm — 8:00pm

Harvard Book Store
1256 Massachusetts Ave
Cambridge, MA 02138

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10/19/2016, John Washington

Fear of Peace

Fear of Peace

Colombians have been living through war for more than fifty years. In a conflict primarily between the state and a leftist insurgency, the FARC (Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia), other various antagonists (paramilitary forces, competing leftist guerrilla groups, and narco-armies) have complicated and bloodied the picture: over 220,000 people have been killed—80 percent of them… more

9/15/2016, John Washington

The Who, What, and Why Not of TPP

The Who, What, and Why Not of TPP

Quick test: Point to Brunei on a map. Do you know where it is? Do you know what it is? Is it the capital of a Middle Eastern country? A Balkan enclave? An Asian province? The answer: None of the above. Officially the Nation of Brunei, Abode of Peace, the country is a small Islamic… more

9/9/2016, Miranda Sita

Interactive Map: Investor-State Dispute Settlement

Interactive Map: Investor-State Dispute Settlement

From the 1960s to 2000, corporations brought fewer than 40 cases through ISDS tribunals. In the last 15 years, they’ve brought nearly 500. Haley Sweetland Edwards makes a devastating case in Shadow Courts: The Tribunals that Rule Global Trade that these ISDS tribunals, which were designed 50 years ago to protect foreign investors' property rights… more

New Release: 9/6/2016

Shadow Courts, Haley Sweetland Edwards "This fantastic book is exactly what long-form journalism is meant to do, to move beyond current events and provide historical perspective that aims at future reform. Shadow Courts should be at the top of the reading list of all those interested in redesigning trade agreements to be in the public interest.” —Jeffrey D. Sachs, University Professor, Columbia University, author of The End of Poverty... more