Issues / Democracy & Governance
Spain's Catalonia region votes for independence this fall. For some, it's a referendum on austerity policies that have crippled economies all over Europe.
The slide towards bleak historical periods can be difficult to recognize in the moment. But in this moment, it's glaringly obvious.
From Barcelona to Charlottesville, there’s an obvious double standard in how Trump treats terrorism. But let’s be careful how we talk about it.
Trump's still nominating key figures from America’s torture fiasco to key posts — including new FBI director Christopher Wray.
Global uprisings against corruption can fuse middle-class concerns over the rule of law to a more radical critique of unequal political systems.
The goal is to frighten people from engaging in the completely legal act of living out their values.
A new Israeli law bans travel by anyone who supports a nonviolent boycott for Palestinian rights — including Jews who break with the government's right-wing line.
Like Mikhail Gorbachev, Trump helms a fading empire. But while the former Soviet leader supported democratization in his wake, Trump's sowing the seeds of autocracy all over the globe.
Progressive Jewish groups are rising to criticize the Israeli occupation and fight fundamentalism in both Israel and the West.
The billionaires who backed Trump are making out a lot better than Putin.