Issues / Democracy & Governance
Despite the ongoing islands dispute, Japan and China are growing closer.
To Vaclav Havel, government wasn’t about a well-oiled economy or keeping the streets safe and clean, but whether the system allowed people to live with integrity.
Every democracy in the world has an elected legislature. Why not the United Nations?
Taiwan's political press is calling a student textbook protest the country's next Sunflower Movement — "High School Edition."
Donald Trump's not-so-veiled racism, crude economic populism, and male bravado make him the closest thing the U.S. has to an authentic European-style fascist.
They can call it anything they want, but the CIA tortured its prisoners. And that's a crime against humanity.
Those of a certain age had the best chance of participating in shaping the post-revolutionary environment in East-Central Europe.
Meanwhile, some in Finland sympathize with Russia.
Activists in Chile have made their government draw red lines on the corporate-friendly investment deal. North Americans could take a lesson.
Despite progress with Cuba, the Obama administration has done little to dispel doubts about Washington's intentions towards its neighbors to the south.