Issues / Democracy & Governance
Today's dystopia is not your grandfather's 1984.
Under fire from Washington, rejected by Manila, and overlooked by many Americans, undocumented Filipinos are linking arms with others in the anti-Trump resistance.
As national governments lurch to the right, a radical citizens coalition is Barcelona is showing how ordinary people can reclaim control of their communities.
Throwing money at the Pentagon while gutting other programs that protect Americans shouldn't make anyone feel safer.
In real life, human memories work better than they do in Orwell’s 1984. Or do they?
In Trump, the Kremlin got what it wanted — an America paralyzed by an incompetent administration at odds with more than half the country’s population.
Every aspect of American society has been disadvantaged by establishment support for moneyed interests. Any other scapegoat is a distraction.
As conditions in the U.S. deteriorate, the world will continue to suffer the consequences of U.S. military force — but without the mitigating influences of U.S. foreign aid and diplomacy.
The president’s obsession with Muslims and immigrants gives cover to a simmering white nationalist movement at home.
Donald Trump seems to think Mexicans made out like bandits from NAFTA. In reality, workers in all three NAFTA countries have suffered.