Issues / Democracy & Governance
A proposed canal in Nicaragua would rival Panama's as a link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. But indigenous and environmentalist protesters are crying foul.
Latin America's transition out of dictatorship hinged on two words the U.S. would be wise to heed: "Never again."
From black sites to #BlackLivesMatter, it's time to end impunity for criminals with badges.
The French vote to recognize Palistine as a state came on the heels of similar moves by the U.K., Irish, and Spanish legislatures.
The coverage of Chuck Hagel's departure tells as much about the return of "war fever" in Washington as the event itself.
In focusing more on his travails than his revelations, a new film on Edward Snowden does just what Snowden himself had hoped to avoid.
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?
The Catholic church was the main vehicle for dissent in Poland before the emergence of Solidarity.
Ferguson put America's racial apartheid on the global stage.
Graduating from protesters to politicians, Chile's student leaders achieved the legislative wins that have eluded their Occupy counterparts.