Regions / Europe & Central Asia
The G7 says they want to wean the world off climate-changing fuels. But not till 2100.
Francis recognizes that there's no way to stop climate change without confronting the way the world does business. That's huge.
Do the statements of Pope Francis represent institutional shifts or are they just window dressing?
Hungarian philosopher and political theorist Gaspar Miklos Tamas started out on the Left, moved steadily rightward, and then made an abrupt U-turn.
The percentage of unionized workers in Turkey has fallen from 57.5 in 2003 to just 9.68 percent today.
It's not just liberals that have soured on Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan. It's the country's often overlooked ethnic minorities.
The Saudis and the Turks are scaling up their support for Syrian jihadists while the Israelis contemplate a new war with Hezbollah.
In November 2013 John Feffer interviewed Jeffrey Sachs about the position Poland occupies in Europe.
Working on Roma rights is like trying to solve a Rubik’s cube.
In the post-Cold War era, the right and even some on the left are playing a new game of "Who's your favorite dictator?"