A beautiful new film charts the course of nonviolent resistance the world over.
There is little to no discussion about the role U.S. allies have played in fueling a sectarian war in the Middle East.
Jon Stewart, the premier political satirist of his generation, is one of a kind. Or is he?
Cockburn was famously fierce and could be absolutely scathing to those who disagreed with him, but his politics were always coherent and deep-seated.
Legalizing narcotics would strengthen democracy at home and abroad.
The prospects for a new war in the Sahel appear increasingly probable.
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.