World Beat Newsletter
The very fact that Ukrainian protesters can oust their leader and plunge their country into political uncertainty testifies to the diminished influence of the major international players trying to control outcomes in Kiev.
The neoconservatives and liberal interventionists were discredited long ago, but the United States still has an obligation to help solve the Syrian crisis.
Europe will never fully democratize until the Roma enjoy the same rights, privileges, and opportunities as their European brethren.
Clashes of colors — red shirts vs. yellow shirts in Thailand, a faded orange revolution in Ukraine — have many people reaching for the rainbow in response.
Our privacy is getting hit from two sides — from corporations as well as the government.
In Iraq, the U.S. broke a nation of human beings, and it owes them an apology--and restitution.
It’s a critical time to support Japanese efforts to oppose Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s nationalist refashioning of his country.
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.
No one performs Shakespeare in the theaters of Pyongyang. Instead, he is enacted in the corridors of power.
We don’t have many Nelson Mandelas left, and we don’t really like the more pedestrian politicians that we’ve been saddled with.