Issues / Democracy & Governance
Four years later, it's clear that the Arab Spring didn’t stop U.S. support for friendly despots.
We can't let the goal of ending mass surveillance fall off the international human rights agenda.
After the Paris massacre, European governments should resist narratives of civilizational conflict and push for a ceasefire in the Syrian war.
Bullets and bombs can never silence the voices of laughter and friendship.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
How fighting back against one arcane, Nixon-era trade negotiating procedure could put a stop to a global corporate coup.
If Washington gives the Mexican president a pat on the back, it will be a stab in the back for the Mexican movement for justice and transparency.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.
Little has been done to address the economic crisis in Tunisia other than to accept foreign loans with their usual austerity strings attached.
Supporters of normalizing relations with Cuba have lost many battles in Washington, but this is a clear victory.