Issues / Democracy & Governance
Angela Merkel's reelection in Germany means austerity reigns for now, but there is at least a silver lining.
Marko Hren has spent a lot of time thinking about the “what if” and believes that peace activists might have been able to prevent the slaughter that spread through the region in the 1990s.
Indigenous activists in Honduras risk their lives to protect their lands from predatory "development."
Often suspected of being spies, many North Korean defectors to South Korea are greeted with some of the same mistreatment they sought to escape up North.
How "the end of history" is precipitating the end of the planet.
The road to hell is paved with good intentions.
Solving the Fukushima nuclear crisis will require rethinking our whole approach to science, social media, and public diplomacy.
Military contractors among the highest-paid CEOs of the past two decades.
Iara Lee's "The Suffering Grasses" beautifully captures Syrians explaining their struggle in their own words, giving a place of privilege to those nonviolent activists whose voices have long been buried beneath the rubble.
Is it possible to export the liberal arts to places that restrict civil liberties?