Issues / Democracy & Governance
Authorities in Argentina and beyond are cracking down on indigenous communities that protest resource extraction — while re-writing laws to promote fossil fuels.
It was one thing to establish a peace group in Poland or Hungary during the Communist era, another entirely in East Germany.
The Islamic State isn’t going anywhere soon.
While Republicans beat up on the White House for making peace with America’s enemies, voters should ask them more questions about America’s friends.
Despite the ongoing islands dispute, Japan and China are growing closer.
To Vaclav Havel, government wasn’t about a well-oiled economy or keeping the streets safe and clean, but whether the system allowed people to live with integrity.
Every democracy in the world has an elected legislature. Why not the United Nations?
Taiwan's political press is calling a student textbook protest the country's next Sunflower Movement — "High School Edition."
Donald Trump's not-so-veiled racism, crude economic populism, and male bravado make him the closest thing the U.S. has to an authentic European-style fascist.
They can call it anything they want, but the CIA tortured its prisoners. And that's a crime against humanity.