Issues / Democracy & Governance
The coverage of Chuck Hagel's departure tells as much about the return of "war fever" in Washington as the event itself.
In focusing more on his travails than his revelations, a new film on Edward Snowden does just what Snowden himself had hoped to avoid.
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?
The Catholic church was the main vehicle for dissent in Poland before the emergence of Solidarity.
Ferguson put America's racial apartheid on the global stage.
Graduating from protesters to politicians, Chile's student leaders achieved the legislative wins that have eluded their Occupy counterparts.
Both leading parties in Tunisia, Ennahda and Nidaa Tounes, are committed to neoliberalism and structural adjustment.
On numerous occasions the United States has nipped democracy in the bud elsewhere.
Ronald Reagan went through so many national security advisors as president that, on occasion, he forgot their names.
Democracy has become more about bureaucratic procedure and less about the people.