Issues / Democracy & Governance
The lack of majority support for Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement is an example of developing nations’ inclination towards pragmatism, not liberalism and civil rights.
Ukraine faces an almost impossible task: carefully balancing its internal contradictions while initiating monumental reforms.
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?
The Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous community in Honduras, are standing up to government repression, corporate land grabs, and narco violence.
A proposed canal in Nicaragua would rival Panama's as a link between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans. But indigenous and environmentalist protesters are crying foul.
Latin America's transition out of dictatorship hinged on two words the U.S. would be wise to heed: "Never again."
From black sites to #BlackLivesMatter, it's time to end impunity for criminals with badges.
The French vote to recognize Palistine as a state came on the heels of similar moves by the U.K., Irish, and Spanish legislatures.
The coverage of Chuck Hagel's departure tells as much about the return of "war fever" in Washington as the event itself.
In focusing more on his travails than his revelations, a new film on Edward Snowden does just what Snowden himself had hoped to avoid.