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Jon Stewart, the premier political satirist of his generation, is one of a kind. Or is he?
Many entertainment figures, like George Clooney, have entered the world of punditry. But what happens when a pundit goes the other way?
Since the Arab Spring, artists have helped to foster a more vibrant civil society and pointed the way toward more durable democratic institutions.
The new North Korean leader likes Disney. But that's not necessarily a sign that he's leaning westward.
The government in Somalia has reportedly not been accountable with the foreign aid it has received, with much money arriving in powerful individuals' pockets and not the general population.
Shortly before the national elections, the Tunisian narrative shifted from the socio-economic crisis which fueled the revolt to religion.
The experience of this election observer highlights the deficit of quality in Mexican democracy.
Experts skeptical about aerospace industry study on military spending and jobs. "Defense contractors are notoriously bad jobs creators," said IPS Research Fellow Miriam Pemberton.
This article discusses Middle Eastern attitudes toward democracy and the role that the United States and others play in helping or hindering democratization in the Muslim world.
The removal of Paraguayan President Fernando Lugo is the latest in a series of actions against progressive governments in Latin America.