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.
In our strategic dialogue on Syria, Islam Qasem argues that the United States and other countries should stop making excuses and intervene to save Syrian civilians.
In our strategic dialogue on Syria, Phyllis Bennis argues that military intervention would only make a civil war that much worse.
Islam Qasem and Phyllis Bennis square off on the question of military intervention in Syria.
A look behind the worst race riots in Israel's history.
A recent Peruvian Supreme Court decision on a death squad is a setback for human rights in the country.