Past Fellows

TIME: Malia Politzer on what makes extremists tick

  • September 3, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Studies into what motivates people to become violent—and how to prevent them from becoming violent in the first place, are not without their own danger.

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NYT: Matthew Wheeler on Thailand’s emboldened protesters

  • August 17, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Bangkok activists are no longer content with carefully coded criticism of the monarchy, but now demand wholesale democratic change.

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Forward: Neri Zilber on Trump’s damaging impact

  • August 12, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Benjamin Netanyahu has called Donald Trump Israel's “greatest friend” but the truth is quite different.

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NCUSCR: Matt Chitwood on rural China

  • August 6, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Chitwood joins Mei Lan to discuss how life in the Chinese countryside is changing.

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Edward Wolfers contributes to Covid-19 study

  • July 10, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

A collection of case studies provides snap shots of global responses to Covid-19.

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The Spectator: Neri Zilber on Israel’s second wave

  • July 7, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Not long ago Netanyahu was bragging to reporters about Israel's "great success story."

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Foreign Policy: Karina Piser on race in France

  • July 6, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

A new highly critical report by France’s human rights watchdog has energized the country’s conversation on race, especially after large protests supporting the Black Lives Matter movement, Karina Piser (France, 2017-2019) writes in Foreign Policy.  In his report, the human rights ombudsman Jacques Toubon said discrimination is “systemic,” a new criticism in official France, which

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ELLE: Pramila Jayapal answers 20 questions

  • July 6, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Jayapal speaks about her new book, "Use the Power You Have: A Brown Woman’s Guide to Politics and Political Change."

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Robbie Corey-Boulet wins NLGJA book prize

  • June 24, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

Acclaim for former ICWA fellow's book Love Falls on Us: A Story of American Ideas and African LGBT Lives.

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The American Scholar: Hannah Armstrong on quagmire in Western Sahara

  • June 4, 2020
  • ICWA Staff

For more than four decades, the Sahrawi people have called for international recognition of their state-in-exile, without success.

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