The murder of a transgender woman in the Philippines reveals both the transphobia of the U.S. Marine Corps and the dangers of U.S. military presence in the region.
The murder and disappearance of students from Ayotzinapa is raising questions once again about the complicity of law enforcement and public officials in Mexico's drug wars.
What we see on our screens has primed us to make the obvious mistake of worrying overmuch about improbable threats and worrying undermuch about the more probable ones.
During and after Israel's war on Gaza, bipartisan congressional majorities have worked to undermine war crimes investigations by the United Nations and human rights groups.
As more European governments line up to recognize a Palestinian state, Israel (and the U.S.) look more isolated than ever.
Three-quarters of Ebola victims are women, with caretakers especially at risk.
Hong Kong's "Occupy Central" movement is neither revolutionary nor subversive: It's a basic demand for a more responsive and accountable government.
A thousand poles are blooming as new international blocs like the Shanghai Cooperation Organization and the BRICS Development Bank emerge to challenge Western economic and military hegemony.
Obama is more than willing to stand up against the Islamic State. Too bad he wasn't willing to stand up to his hawkish critics.
It's not just about oil: To support the world's burgeoning billions in a warming climate, the human race needs to drastically rethink its approach to agriculture.