The Cosmopolitan – Bookshelf

The Cosmopolitan Podcast The Syllabus

Welcome to the “bookshelf” of The Cosmopolitan, our weekly syllabus on global affairs. Below you’ll find the highlights and full editions from recently published copies.

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#34 – May 31, 2020

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#33 – May 23, 2020

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#32 – May 16, 2020

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#31 – May 9, 2020

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#30 – May 2, 2020

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#29 – April 24, 2020

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#28 – April 17, 2020

Highlights:

  • The EU’s Green Deal, Bismarck and Greta Thunberg (document link)
  • “Was Falling Inequality in All Latin American Countries a Data-Driven Illusion?” (document link)
  • “The Myth of Chinese Capitalism” (podcast link)
  • “Love in the Drug War: Selling Sex and Finding Jesus on the Mexico-US Border” (article link)

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#27 – April 9, 2020

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#26 – April 3, 2020

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#25 – March 25, 2020

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#24 – March 19, 2020

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#23 – March 12, 2020

Highlights:

  • India’s technological evolution from Nehru to Modi (video link)
  • The Czech Republic: between illiberalism and hyper-neoliberalism (article link)
  • Information politics and the US-led global order (podcast link)
  • China’s new think-tanks in Europe (journalism link)

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#22 – March 5, 2020

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#21 – February 27, 2020

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#20 – February 19, 2020

Highlights:

  • Post-Soviet governments’ regulation of funerals (article link)
  • Ideology and creativity in North Korean music and dance (book link)
  • Why did Chávez’s communal state fail? (journalism link)
  • ‘Crimmigation’ in the United States (podcast link)

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#19 – February 12, 2020

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#18 – February 5, 2020

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#17 – January 29, 2020

Highlights:

  • How AI is learning to write, paint, and think (podcast link)
  • Statehood and private entities in the digital age (report link)
  • Craigslist is a lonely outpost in hyper-corporate Internet (book link)
  • Big Tech & financial intermediation (article link)

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