Issues / Democracy & Governance
Many Russians and Americans would rather see their governments helping other countries than hurting them. That means facing some hard truths.
While Israelis water their lawns and swim in Olympic-sized pools, Palestinians a few kilometers away are literally dying of thirst.
Legislation to fast track new trade pacts specifically targets supporters of the BDS movement against the Israeli occupation.
Recent research reveals that retribution is a natural consequence of a moral code, but the Islamic State is breaking all the rules.
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
Hardliners in the Iran parliament have pushed through a bill reminiscent of Republicans’ reflexive opposition to President Obama.
U.S. foreign policy is dangerous, undemocratic, and deeply out of sync with real global challenges. Is continuous war inevitable, or can we change course?
To Poles, “Smolensk” signifies not only the Russian city, but the circumstances surrounding the 2010 plane crash that killed Polish President Lech Kaczynski.
A broad-based movement against official corruption is rocking Guatemala to its core.
This small South American country is taxing wealthy estates and distributing the proceeds directly to workers.