Issues / Democracy & Governance
Progressives have to devise a comprehensive alternative that responds to both the challenge of Russia and the failures of liberalism.
If the war on terror has taught us one thing, it's that harsh laws targeting non-citizens will eventually be extended to citizens, too.
The U.S. hasn't agreed to resettle any of its own torture victims, much less offered any other form of accountability.
Building on the momentum of the recent election, activists are demanding justice for Grenfell Tower fire victims as part of a broader agenda to narrow economic and racial divides.
U.S. environmentalists take note: El Salvador's activists proved that a national consensus on environmentalism can be forged one town at a time.
Father Miguel D'Escoto Brockmann was a man who spoke truth to power and expected others to do the same.
The more immediate danger is that as America's soft power crumbles, the White House will lean harder on hard power — with predictably grim results.
Bureaucracy may constrain the worst of Trump and Brexit, but real fixes have to come from the bottom-up.
If Europe's economic situation fails to improve, the far right will be waiting to pounce again with their easy answers: nationalism and racism.
In one video clip, a glimpse of the Trump team's plan to divide Europe, cozy up to right-wing dictatorships, and rally the extreme right.