Thailand's anti-corruption protesters appear to have lost faith in the key tenet of representative democracy: rule by people or parties elected by the majority of citizens.
In Iraq, the U.S. broke a nation of human beings, and it owes them an apology--and restitution.
Right-wing Israeli politicians like to boast about their country’s famed intelligence service, but they've gotten good at ignoring it when it tells them things they don't want to hear.
It’s a critical time to support Japanese efforts to oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s nationalist refashioning of his country.
There are two tests of social change movements: endurance and regeneration. After two decades, Mexico's Zapatista movement can now say it passed both.
Thomas Friedman once said the hidden hand of the market needs the hidden fist of the military. The TPP and the Obama administration's Pacific Pivot pack both.
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.
The Obama’s administration’s policy on Western Sahara constitutes nothing less than a rejection of fundamental principles of international law.
No one performs Shakespeare in the theaters of Pyongyang. Instead, he is enacted in the corridors of power.
Developed countries are still using the WTO to squeeze small farmers in the developing world--and developing world governments are going along with the charade.