Turning Away from Fossil Fuels: Lessons from the Anti-Apartheid Movement
Taking the fight directly to corporations — many of which are more powerful than governments — can be incredibly effective.
George W. Bush Was a Disaster — Only Trump Looks Worse By Comparison
Bush’s reputation should have suffered a nose-dive after he left office. There’s only one reason his standing has improved: Trump.
The UN Crisis
This problem of rogue actors has long bedeviled the United Nations. But the rise of right-wing populists who insist on their sovereign right to do whatever they please poses an additional challenge to the international community.
Why Did A U.S. Envoy Meet With The Head Of A Fascist Militia in India?
The fact that India is well on its way to full-fledged authoritarianism hasn’t factored into the Biden administration’s approach to the “world’s largest democracy.”
For Afghan Women, the Frightening Return of ‘Vice and Virtue’
The Taliban are going back on their promise to respect women’s rights. What can the international community do?
A Hellfire World
Drones mean never having to say that you’re sorry.
Child Labor is Growing: Which Side Are Democracies On?
This is the Year for the Elimination of Child Labor. What can democracies do to make this a reality?
Working for a Real Mad Man
The military stood up to Donald Trump. Who will now stand up to the military?
Lessons from 50 Years Covering Foreign Policy
After half a century studying the issue, here’s lesson number one: Wars are bad and empire is folly.
Learning from Cambodia’s COVID-19 Response
Despite a per-capita GDP of one-tenth of the EU’s, Cambodia has achieved a similar rate of vaccination — and a death rate 20 times lower.