International Affairs

Isabel Tamoj

Ebba Olofsson

Lorenzo Dávalos
Cédrick Mulcair

Lorenzo Dávalos
Corrie Hulse

A Journey to the Dark Heart of Nameless Unspeakable Evil
by Jane Bussman
Nortia Press (2014), 328 pages


Benjamin DeanCorrie Hulse

In this edition of The Mantle's podcast, Corrie Hulse speaks with Cyber Security and Internet Governance expert Benjamin Dean about the world's ongoing pursuit for Utopia. Speaking specifically about Techno Utopias, the podcast delves into stories of past attempts such as Fordlandia and EPCOT, their impact on society, and what the future may hold as we continue to seek the ideal.

Richard Potter

Editor’s Note: This essay is the second in a two-part series on persecuted religious minorities fleeing Pakistan and seeking asylum in Thailand. In order to gain a deeper understanding of the situation at hand, take the time to start with the first essay, which focuses on Pakistani Christians.


Benjamin Dean

Shadow Government: Surveillance, Secret Wars, and a Global Security State in a Single Superpower World
by Tom Engelhardt
Haymarket Books (2014), 174 pages


Richard Potter

Editor's Note: This is part one in our series on Pakistan's persecuted religious minorities. Click here to read part two, focused on the Ahmadi Muslim population.