Issues / Democracy & Governance
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
In the United States, whose bombing of Cambodia paved the way for the Khmer Rouge, many refugees now face the prospect of deportation under a draconian U.S. immigration regime.
The Pentagon is distributing weaponry and equipment made for U.S. counterinsurgency campaigns abroad to police who patrol American streets.
It's been a year since the Egyptian military committed the worst massacre in modern Egypt's history. Why does the U.S. continue to fund it?
Iraq Prime Minister Nuri al-Maliki has driven Sunnis into the arms of ISIS.
Canadian mining companies have long evaded responsibility for abuses carried out by their subsidiaries in the developing world. That could be about to change.
U.S. civil society is more critical of Israeli actions in Palestine than ever. When will the U.S. government catch up?
Romanian poet George Bacovia observed that Romania is a sad country, but one full of humor.
A showdown looms over Hong Kong’s democratic demands and Beijing’s apparent determination to thwart them.
President Obama is definitely "into" Africa. Unfortunately that has translated into holding the door open for U.S. multinationals to do what outsiders have done for centuries: extract the continent’s wealth.