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What Celebrities and Dictators Have in Common

Last week Jennifer Lopez performed at a birthday party for Gurbanguly Berdimuhamedov, the dictator of Turkmenistan. For Foreign Policy, I analyze the anxiety behind the outrage that ensued: Celebrities and dictators have a lot in common. They lead lavish lifestyles … Continue reading

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Law, Corruption and the Internet in Uzbekistan

What happens when citizens of corrupt states start acting like laws have meaning? For Al Jazeera, I wrote about the Uzbek legal website Adolat.net, which educates Uzbek citizens on their legal rights: Adolat’s founders are adamant that they are not … Continue reading

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