Regions / North America
Peace is for dreamers and supporting despotic regimes is SOP.
The possession of nuclear weapons by a state — any state — violates the social contract.
Where other climate change documentaries may counsel despair, Naomi Klein's "This Changes Everything" offers hope.
The former secretary of state attacked the NSA whistleblower without bothering to get her facts straight.
Economists from rich countries increasingly agree: Sustainable development and reducing inequality matter more than economic growth.
Ironically, alternative energy needs oil to replace oil.
No one who predicted disaster from Washington's intervention in Syria should expect anything different from Russia's.
The victory of Canada's Liberal Party was a mixed one for the country's left. But from pulling out of Syria to (maybe) legalizing marijuana, they're welcoming the change in governance.
Despite Washington's move toward detente with Iran, other regional conflicts — especially in Israel-Palestine, where an "intifada of knives" is underway — are looking as volatile as ever.
Gross National Happiness, which had its origins in Bhutan, has caught on with political scientists.