Issues / Democracy & Governance
When it came to power in Poland, Solidarity liquidated all the citizens’ committees, which were composed of everyone from workers to university professors.
As a mom, it's my responsibility to demand an end to this cycle of violence, institutionalized racism, and police militarization.
Nearly half of Nigeria's population is between 15 and 34. Those young people were key to the peaceful transition of power in Africa's most populous country.
Today’s conventional wisdom holds that the American effort to integrate China into the international order has only succeeded in generating new threats to U.S. primacy in Asia.
Someday in the distant future, I hope you’ll read this letter and smile indulgently at my worst fears.
How Bolivian protesters and global activists exposed the dark side of global trade pacts and paved the way for the battles to come.
It’s time to stop relying on human presidents.
The administration's push to ram massive new trade and investment deals through Congress is an unambiguous concession to corporate power.
Washington's support for Yemen's former dictatorship — and of Saudi efforts to sideline the country's nonviolent pro-democracy movement — helped create the current crisis.
Despite the fallout in Ukraine, several Balkan countries are angling to join NATO — and freely misinforming their publics to get there.