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.
The pieces for a political deal to end the Syrian civil war are coming together — if Ankara will let them.
Last month, the citizens of Okinawa awarded a landslide victory to a governor who wants U.S. troops off the pristine island.
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?
Outrage over domestic violence is giving new life to women's movements in Georgia and throughout the South Caucasus.
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?
Ferguson put America's racial apartheid on the global stage.
Democracy has become more about bureaucratic procedure and less about the people.