Issues / Democracy & Governance
Opposition violence and the government’s increasing authoritarianism are both to blame.
Are Trump's stumbles a brilliant ploy to "deconstruct the state," a political performance, or actual incompetence?
From Hawaii to Okinawa, Pacific islands seem relegated to serve as neverland vacation getaways — as well as outposts for our military empire.
No one expected Trump to be a peace president, but he seems bent on taking us to the verge of World War III.
Trump's wars are now all over the map. The peace movement can fight back by joining already thriving intersectional campaigns.
It's blustery nationalism plus the conventional pieties of the foreign policy establishment.
The Trump administration may be preparing to bring back torture, extraordinary rendition, and indefinite detention — with Neil Gorsuch's help.
After a long struggle, El Salvador just proved that with enough civil society support, even a very poor country can stand up to powerful global mining firms.
With the U.S. now firmly in the pro-settler camp, nonviolent campaigns to impose a cost on Israel's occupation matter more than ever.
Turkey's leader will apparently stop at nothing to centralize power — and every move that backfires makes him even more desperate.