Issues / Democracy & Governance
When the public abandons voting and attempts to veto a policy or even an entire government.
Iraqi-American poet Dunya Mikhail talks about her experiences writing provocative poetry in two different countries.
Do the stalled Israeli-Palestinian peace talks herald the end of the two-state solution? If so, what comes next?
Human rights defenders in Guatemala are facing the worst environment since the civil war.
We're in the middle of a sixth mass extinction, and this will be the first one—and possibly the last—we will witness as human beings.
Conn Hallinan remembers Carl Bloice—an FPIF columnist, longtime journalist, and lifetime advocate for the dispossessed.
International law expert Reza Nasri explains Iran's distrust of international media, institutions, and NGOs.
It’s time for the United States and Saudi Arabia to make a clean break.
A majority of Floridians now favor thawing U.S. relations with Cuba. Will Washington follow?
If the U.S. wants Cuba to release USAID contractor Alan Gross, it should give up its own political prisoners from Cuba.