global-e

The Global Studies Consortium maintains close ties to global-e, a global studies e-journal published by the 21st Century Global Dynamics research cluster at UCSB.

Latest articles from global-e:


Gendered Implications of COVID-19 in the Middle East and North Africa

By Valentine M. Moghadam

August 4, 2020

It is difficult to predict how MENA countries will adjust policies and institutions to better prepare themselves for any future…

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A Galactic Mistake: Preparing for Space War in a Time of Plague

A US Air Force X-37B robotic space plane, also known as the Orbital Test Vehicle

By Louis René Beres

July 31, 2020

Though ‘force of arms’ will assuredly remain a derivative source of military power and threat, America’s principal emphasis must…

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COVID-19: Are Scientists Trapped under Policymakers’ Poor Leadership?

Jair Bolsonaro with then Brazilian health minister Luiz Mandetta in March 2020

By Daouda Cissé

July 28, 2020

COVID-19 has brought into focus how the tensions among competing interests of national public health, social and economic pressure…

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Crisis Politics and the Instrumentalization of Principles

German Chancellor Angela Merkel and French President Emmanuel Macron at an EU summit meeting in Brussels in March 2019

By Krzysztof Sliwinski

July 24, 2020

Anti-EU sentiments [in Europe] have been strengthening for some time now due to several recent issues… arising in each case from…

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Ethnic Solidarity in Combating the COVID-19 Threat in New Zealand

an empty thoroughfare with a road sign message from the New Zealand government  reading Be Kind - Stay Calm

By Liangni Sally Liu

July 21, 2020

While the deep-rooted racial discrimination and stigmatization towards certain ethnic groups, especially the Chinese, were…

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