Hyperintelligence: Art, AI, and the Limits of Cognition

by Jochen Szangolies: On May 11, 1997, chess computer Deep Blue dealt then-world chess champion Garry…

The Puzzle of Working Class Politics Around the World

by Pranab Bardhan: The recent spectacular rise of extreme right-wing parties in Italy and Sweden and…

Moderation Is Different From Censorship

Scott Alexander in Astral Codex Ten: This is a point I keep seeing people miss in…

Racism Row: How Asia and Africa Shaped Civilization

When Josep Borrell spoke of ‘privilege’, did that mean ‘white’ privilege? By Tariq A. Al Maeena…

Nature is Disappearing: Here’s Why it Matters and What to Do About it

Perhaps the clearest role the U.S. can play in halting and reversing global nature loss by…

Why Policing is and Will Continue to Remain Political in Pakistan

Because policing has been treated as a project of political ordering and disordering, it allows for…

History Shows That Free Trade Can’t Buy World Peace

One of the Most Famous Ideas in Economics Is Wrong Jacob Soll in Politico: One of…

Smoke screen ka Pakistan ki Siyasat mein Kardar kya

سموک اسکرین کا پاکستان کی سیاست میں کردار کیا اپنے الفاظ کو بلند کرو، آواز نہیں.…

Future Knowledges and the Dilemmas of Decolonization

In this talk, philosopher Achille Mbembe (Africa is a Country) considers the possibilities of a new…

Karachi is Volatile, But London is Bland

Kamila Shamsie’s new novel, “Best of Friends” chosen as a book of 2022 by The Guardian,…