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Lynn Margulis

Lynn Margulis

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.

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  1. UN multilateralism crisis Eskinder Debebe/UN Photo/Handout/Xinhua via Getty Images

    Will Multilateralism Survive?

    The United Nations is marking its 75th anniversary in muted fashion, and not only because of the COVID-19 pandemic. With rising nationalism and the return of great-power rivalry threatening to paralyze the organization at the heart of the multilateral system, many are asking whether global cooperation has a future.

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    The Heart of the New Cold War

    Andrew J. Nathan

    Although US President Donald Trump has little personal interest in human rights, democracy, or the rule of law, his administration has brought these values to the fore in its confrontation with China. In doing so, it has effectively declared a new cold war.

    explains why human rights has become the defining issue in the Sino-American rivalry.
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