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Politics | Christopher M. Annear

“GM or Death”: Food and Choice in Zambia

Food is complicated nourishment that feeds more than the belly. As recent events in Zambia have shown, it has the capacity to make (or break) relationships before even a morsel is raised to lips.

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Politics | H.E. Chehabi

How Caviar Turned Out to Be Halal

When the Shiite clergy acquired control over the Iranian state in 1979, they found themselves in a position where, in addition to enunciating the prescriptions of divine law (shari’a), they also had to supervise the actual enforcement by the state of the religious injunctions it comprises.

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