Issues / Democracy & Governance
Frontline ignores the role that the Harvard Economics Department played in post-Soviet privatization and the ensuing corruption.
Lustration ― screening of officials for their ties to Communist-era secret police ― is of little consequence to the new generation of East-Central Europe politicians.
The U.S. government continues to turn a blind eye to the medieval forms of torture meted out by its Saudi allies.
Five years after the devastating earthquake, has Haiti fallen into de facto dictatorship?
There's a battle coming for the soul of Europe, and the far right is rallying like it's 1099.
Thousands of legal U.S. immigrants are stuck choosing between living here with their spouses or staying behind and pursuing their careers.
Four years later, it's clear that the Arab Spring didn’t stop U.S. support for friendly despots.
We can't let the goal of ending mass surveillance fall off the international human rights agenda.
After the Paris massacre, European governments should resist narratives of civilizational conflict and push for a ceasefire in the Syrian war.
Bullets and bombs can never silence the voices of laughter and friendship.