Jon Stewart, the premier political satirist of his generation, is one of a kind. Or is he?
Cockburn was famously fierce and could be absolutely scathing to those who disagreed with him, but his politics were always coherent and deep-seated.
Legalizing narcotics would strengthen democracy at home and abroad.
The prospects for a new war in the Sahel appear increasingly probable.
Many entertainment figures, like George Clooney, have entered the world of punditry. But what happens when a pundit goes the other way?
Since the Arab Spring, artists have helped to foster a more vibrant civil society and pointed the way toward more durable democratic institutions.
The new North Korean leader likes Disney. But that's not necessarily a sign that he's leaning westward.
The government in Somalia has reportedly not been accountable with the foreign aid it has received, with much money arriving in powerful individuals' pockets and not the general population.
Dr. Chomsky analyzes how the Magna Carta has become largely irrelevant in the world as the document nears its one thousandth birthday.
The Western-imposed sanctions on Iran undermine the U.S.'s diplomatic influence more than Tehran's nuclear ambitions.