Regions / North America
Pretending that everyone wants peace in Colombia ignores the long-term effects of militarism — and the fact that the war benefits many powerful interests, including in Washington.
After a mere eight years in which diplomacy narrowly edged out militarism, the foreign policy elite rallying around Clinton has forgotten the lessons of the George W. Bush era.
Increasing skepticism of the U.S. government can either lead to ugly conspiracy theorizing, or fuel a movement to bend the status quo.
Donald Trump's apocalyptic view of the world is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
The latest attacks on journalists and news organizations by corrupt populists are contributing to a global rollback of fundamental rights.
Pressure from human rights organizations to victims of the 9/11 attacks are helping erode the bond between these old political allies. But will the results of this election season squander our chance at change?
Has society let go of the belief that disparate communities can be brought together for a common goal without one absorbing the other or both tearing each other apart?
The U.S. and Mexican government’s prioritization of border security over human security has had dire consequences that must be discussed at the UN Summit for Refugees and Migration.
Fossil fuels provided a one-time-only quantum leap in growth. Coming up with a new economic model should be on everyone's bucket list.
In Veracruz, Mexico, 17 journalists have been murdered and five have gone missing in the last six years. One journalist continues to ask questions.