Issues / Democracy & Governance
A majority of Floridians now favor thawing U.S. relations with Cuba. Will Washington follow?
If the U.S. wants Cuba to release USAID contractor Alan Gross, it should give up its own political prisoners from Cuba.
Twenty years ago, the West German Greens and the East German citizen movements created a political alliance that continues to this day.
Iranians have a sovereign right to choose whomever they want to represent them at the UN, just as Texans have the right to choose whatever Ivy League meathead they want to represent them in Congress.
NATO's next secretary general is the first with anti-war credentials. Can he negotiate NATO reforms amid an increasingly tense security climate?
Borders in Europe may appear immutable, but of course they are not.
Plagued by poor infrastructure, climate denialism, and a patchwork of unregulated fracking wells and nuclear waste sites, the U.S. is poised to topple itself with self-inflicted wounds.
For years now, evangelical activists from the United States have been speaking out against homosexuality and cheering on antigay legislation all over Africa.
Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.
New books by Ari Shavit and Ilan Pappe offer competing but valuable reexaminations of Israel's history and the future of peace in the Middle East.