Issues / Democracy & Governance
Though it scarcely makes headlines, the Central African Republic's vicious civil war has created a sickening humanitarian crisis.
Backed by U.S. development aid, the Ethiopian government is seizing land, demolishing homes, and cracking down on activists in a bid to expand its capital city.
Romanian dictator Nicolae Ceausescu’s “urban renewal” ripped the heart out of Bucharest .
In an obscure World Bank court, a multinational mining firm is suing El Salvador for attempting to protect its citizens from deadly mining pollution.
As Scotland considers an amicable split from the UK, messy divorce proceedings in Ukraine are convincing another unhappy family—NATO—to stick together.
SGI can be viewed as a counter-insurgency program whose goal is to strengthen economic development by strengthening security.
The twin plagues of ISIS and Ebola thrive on the breakdown of the existing order.
Did the CIA accept information obtained from a journalist tortured to death?
Mass incarceration and militarized police forces are two of the most potent tools in a panoply of repressive instruments of power used by Israel and the U.S.
In the United States, whose bombing of Cambodia paved the way for the Khmer Rouge, many refugees now face the prospect of deportation under a draconian U.S. immigration regime.