Issues / Democracy & Governance
A new progressive coalition seeks to end Spain’s punishing austerity regime and confront the country’s staggering unemployment.
There's still hope for the "pink tide" that swept aside Latin America's right-wing dictators. But in Venezuela, Chavismo is on its last legs.
The new model of charismatic, bold, and politically incorrect leader treats democracy like a toy.
Brazil's elites can't win an election, but they can engineer an impeachment.
If Donald Trump wins and pulls the U.S. out of its climate change commitments, some countries wonder, why should they keep their own?
Can the EU still unite a continent shattered by world wars, or is it little more than a vehicle for austerity capitalism?
Hillary Clinton’s amalgam of militarism and domestic liberalism is a throwback to another era.
The U.S.-Cuba deal proved the value of discreet, informal diplomacy. No shortage of other peace processes could begin the same way.
Iraqi civilians will no longer stand for a government that fails to provide security and basic services.
Israel and Saudi Arabia are burying the hatchet. For at least 10 reasons, that's not such a good idea.