Issues / Democracy & Governance
While ISIS makes war on the world's vast majority of "moderate Muslims," hardliners in the West pretend they don't exist.
A decade ago, a transnational coalition beat back the largest corporate trade deal in history. Here's what they can teach opponents of the TPP.
Thirty-six years into the U.S. base build-up in the Greater Middle East, military force has failed as a strategy for controlling the region, no less defeating terrorist organizations.
Instead of just talking about inequality, the global business elites gathering in Switzerland can do something about it: Stop dodging their taxes.
A Canadian oil conglomerate is suing the U.S. over its actions to protect the climate. It’s a small taste of what could come under the TPP.
Saudi Arabia is acting panicked by Iran’s rise.
Diamond-rich Botswana avoided the dreaded resource curse and established a prosperous, stable democracy. But political turmoil has begun to roil the traditionally placid society.
Our wildly inflated fear of terrorism is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
In its failure to prosecute bona fide war criminals, the Obama administration has left the door open for all manner of rights abusers to succeed it.
In one fell swoop, President Obama could erase the stain of Guantanamo and make major headway on normalization with Cuba.