Why Taiwan’s Approval of Gay Marriage Matters.Read more "On Democratic Resilience: Shut Out of the WHA, Taiwan Approves Gay Marriage"
Did W.B. Yeats Predict the Rise of Donald Trump?Read more "On the Rough Beast Within"
After attending an academic exchange program sponsored by the Chinese government for 36 of the world’s leading young sinologists, Mark McConaghy reports back on what he learned.Read more "Solidarity Beyond Culture: What Three Weeks in Beijing Taught me About Democracy"
By Mark McConaghy
On how we are processing the terrible events of last week, even as we remain caught in our web of digital existence.Read more "Clicking with Rage: On the Loss of Flight MH17"
By Mark McConaghy At a time of acute crisis in the life of the Catholic Church, what are five things that it could do to make itself into a revitalized, socially progressive, and powerfully empathetic institution for the 21st century? 1. A Comparative Perspective In the mid 18th century, the power of the Manchu Qing […]Read more "Five Things I Want From the New Pope"