Issues / Democracy & Governance
Borders in Europe may appear immutable, but of course they are not.
Plagued by poor infrastructure, climate denialism, and a patchwork of unregulated fracking wells and nuclear waste sites, the U.S. is poised to topple itself with self-inflicted wounds.
For years now, evangelical activists from the United States have been speaking out against homosexuality and cheering on antigay legislation all over Africa.
Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.
New books by Ari Shavit and Ilan Pappe offer competing but valuable reexaminations of Israel's history and the future of peace in the Middle East.
A conversation with poet-activist Shailja Patel about art, identity, and Kenya's ICC Witness Project.
In the wake of the Kunming attack, experts expect the Chinese government to crack down hard on Uighurs and anyone sympathetic to them.
The Senate's leading Cuba hawks place the island--which they have never visited--at the center of every U.S. policy question on Latin America.
Fashions come and go. And this year, across the broad swath of Eurasia, fascism is in.
Sanctioning Russia may actually reduce its incentive to change course in Crimea.