North Korean leader Kim Jong Il and Czech leader Vaclav Havel occupied the opposite ends of the political continuum.
Given the history of Western support for corrupt secular governments, the popularity of moderate Islamist parties should come as little surprise--nor should it be cause for concern.
This call for true internationalism challenges the Occupy movement to engage the Global South.
Can a group of architects turn destruction sites into construction sites?
In his remarks to the Australian parliament on November 17, President Obama declared that the U. S. was making the Asia-Pacific region a top priority.
South Korea is on the verge of political change, and the anti-base movement in Jeju is a key part of the shift.
When it comes to attitudes toward gays and lesbians in Africa, donor countries need to conjure up all their skill to walk the tightrope between mindfulness and meddling.
We can be sure, however, that as long as Liberty Square and occupations around the world remain sites of contestation, disputed spaces riven by multiple claims, they will continue to be spaces of appearance, stages for actors, action, and the spectacular production of democracy.
The climate conference in Durban has led some observers to conclude that developed countries are engaged in a form of apartheid against the rest of the world. But Nnimmo Bassey hopes negotiators will heed the voices of the people.
Attitudes toward democracy are on the decline in Latin America, and U.S. foreign policy isn't helping.