Lynn Margulis is Professor of Geosciences at the University of Massachusetts. She is best known for her theory of symbiogenesis, which challenges the central tenets of neo-Darwinism. She is also widely known for her contribution to the Gaia hypothesis, the theory that the Earth and its living beings function as a self-regulating system.
Cynthia Miller-Idriss, Professor of Education and Sociology at American University, is Director of Research at the Center for University Excellence, where she runs the Polarization and Extremism Research and Innovation Lab.
The prevailing narrative that frames Israel as a colonial power suppressing Palestinians’ struggle for statehood grossly oversimplifies a complicated conflict and inadvertently vindicates the region’s most oppressive regimes. Achieving a durable, lasting peace requires moving beyond such facile analogies.
rejects the facile moralism of those who view the ongoing war through the narrow lens of decolonization.
The far-right populist Geert Wilders’ election victory in the Netherlands reflects the same sentiment that powered Brexit and Donald Trump’s candidacy in 2016. But such outcomes could not happen without the cynicism displayed over the past few decades by traditional conservative parties.
shows what Geert Wilders has in common with other ultra-nationalist politicians, past and present.