In a different world, Cherif and Said Kouachi might have become progressive activists. But where the left abdicated its outreach to marginalized communities, the Islamists moved in.
In films like American Sniper and The Interview, Americans are the heroes and "furriners" are the targets: an undifferentiated group of people so alien that they're practically subhuman.
Syriza will not easily sweep the policies of austerity aside, but there is a palpable feeling on the continent that a tide is turning.
Congressional hawks are putting on a show in Washington, and they've invited the Israeli prime minister to guest star. Who else might fit the bill?
What the humble Neanderthal can teach us about war, peace, climate, and getting along.
There's a battle coming for the soul of Europe, and the far right is rallying like it's 1099.
The United States blocked the latest UN resolution to achieve peace between Israel and Palestine for the most disingenuous of reasons.
The world's two biggest polluters shouldn't be setting the terms for global climate talks.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
If Washington gives the Mexican president a pat on the back, it will be a stab in the back for the Mexican movement for justice and transparency.