Issues / Democracy & Governance
Chuck Hagel's paeans to "political reform" in the Gulf must have sounded strange to political prisoners in repressive Bahrain, where he delivered his remarks.
If they marry non-Jordanians, Jordanian women are only granted something called “services rights.”
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.
German Parliament member Reinhard Weisshuhn, once an East German dissident, seeks to provide an infusion of human rights into current German politics.
2013 had its fair share of bad news, but it was also a year of extraordinary activism.
Recep Tayyio Erdogan’s political instincts seem to have deserted him.
A meditation on history and the long arc of justice.
While Tunisia remains an island of hope, its latest government reshuffling promises to change little for the country's impoverished population.
Our top pieces from 2013 touch on nearly corner of the world.
Hungary’s inequality is manifested in education, health care, transportation, and ― prejudice against Roma.