The softening of COVID lockdowns in response to protests is a rare victory for popular pressure in China and could have unexpected consequences, argues Chris Morris.
Ravi Agrawal, Bethany Allen-Ebrahimian, and Giles Whittell join Ivo Daalder to discuss the week's top news stories.
"Regulation of the industry could be coming, which could signal its death knell," Paul Poast argues.
"In the past 20 years, the global trend toward greater rights has reversed, with authoritarianism and illiberalism on the rise," Elizabeth Shackelford writes.
On Deep Dish we discuss if protests against zero-COVID mean a change in Chinese attitudes toward political expression.
The prestige and popularity of the World Cup is a political force beyond any nation's control, writes Chris Morris
Nonresident Senior Fellow Saeid Golkar argues that, regardless of the end outcome, the protests in Iran have changed the country dramatically.
“Thanksgiving must be a day to recognize the Indigenous fight against colonization and its legacies as we seek to reclaim our foods,” writes Jayden Lim.
The best ways to build sustainable food systems are through advancing science, innovation, and collaboration, argues Jacqueline Applegate.
Europe's attempts to diversify its gas supplies could have unintended and negative consequences for climate progress, writes Chris Morris.