Issues / Democracy & Governance
Is either a true option for Muslims and, if so, which is preferable?
The House has voted to drastically cut programs that help military-dependent communities transition to a peace economy.
Thousands of poor Brazilians were evicted from their homes to build multimillion-dollar World Cup stadiums that may never be used again. Now Brazilians are fighting back.
The U.S. government should be making it more difficult to sell weapons—at home as well as abroad.
The crisis of capitalism isn't just about the gap between rich and poor. It's about the gap between what’s demanded by our planet and what’s demanded by our economy.
Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki isn't the only one responsible for Iraq's woes -- history, U.S. foreign policy, and meddling neighbors are also to blame.
Concerned about terrorism as well as influence from Washington's economic rivals, the Obama administration is renewing its efforts to support the Somali central government.
A look at how the fall of the British empire and the rise of the U.S. Israel lobby sowed the seeds of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The evolution of a Hungarian political party.
The prosperous Chinese region of Macau is gambling away its future on the gaming industry—which may be exactly what Beijing wants.