“An ugly strain of populism reared its head in America this year.” Judging by the opening line, I knew that Foreign Policy magazine’s highly anticipated piece, “The Leading Global Thinkers of 2016,” would be questionable. I expected a showcase of stunningly innovative individuals, or perhaps a testament to a few brave souls who saved innocent lives at the expense of their own. This was not the case. The opening spread, titled “The Decision Makers,” credits those who have “plow[ed] through political roadblocks.” Who was first on the list? None other than former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton. Of course, as anybody around on November 8th could attest,...Read More
Author: Sabrina Kim
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