Issues / Democracy & Governance
The threat of "lone-wolf" terrorist attacks is greatly overblown. More worrying is what the security state "shepherds" are doing in the name of preventing them.
In a different world, Cherif and Said Kouachi might have become progressive activists. But where the left abdicated its outreach to marginalized communities, the Islamists moved in.
Torture supporters outnumbered opponents 2-to-1 on major news shows.
Syriza will not easily sweep the policies of austerity aside, but there is a palpable feeling on the continent that a tide is turning.
The Poland justice system is weighed down by lengthy trials and pre-trial detention.
Europe should be the world's superpower. So why is it on the verge of collapse?
Just like the Islamist State, Saudi Arabia flogs and prescribes hanging and stoning to death.
Are India's anti-Muslim outbursts coming from rogue politicians, or are they directed by the prime minister?
How one Korean-American woman got tangled up with the South Korean security state after a life-changing visit to the North.
Irish activists fighting a plan to increase the cost of water have an unlikely ally in their corner: the Detroit Water Brigade.