Issues / Democracy & Governance
The UK Labor Party has revived an FDR-era aspiration of imposing a maximum wage on the highest earners, among other radical proposals to stem inequality.
When it came to race, climate, or diplomacy, Obama was like a visitor from the future. On trade and intervention, however, he was often stuck in the past.
For leftist critics of the EU, reform looks unlikely — but aligning with right-wing Euroskeptics looks worse. Maybe there's a third option.
In the first major foreign policy vote of the new Congress, most Democrats sided with Donald Trump — and against international law — on Israeli settlements.
Young people are at the forefront of change in South Korea. What can they learn from the past?
Instead of creeping repression, the new Philippine president began his reign with a blitzkrieg of extra-judicial killings, stupefying the country and blazing a new trail for fascism.
How nice it would be to continue pretending that Trump didn't win in November.
David Friedman’s approach to the issue of peace is clear enough: Whatever Israel’s right-wing government wants, the United States should give.
Trump's “dream team” of generals highlights America’s striking twenty-first-century embrace of militarism — and drift away from democracy.
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.