Issues / Democracy & Governance
Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump's worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.
Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.
The flurry of favors the president did for Bibi could constrain U.S. policy — and hurt people in the region — for years to come.
[Satire] UN: "We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways."
Lockheed Martin's CEO took home $20 million while enlisted soldiers got just $20,000. Why? Because corporations have hijacked the military.
U.S. taxpayer funds are bankrolling the worsening human rights crisis in the Philippines. Movements are rising to shut that aid off.
In a democracy, shouldn’t we be using peacetime laws to constrain us during war, rather than wartime laws to constrain us during (relative) peace?
Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.
Collusion with corporations has always been hiding in plain sight. It takes real people to fight that — not an elite prosecutor.
With the hard right running left and the center-left abdicating, Euroskeptics could accelerate a continent-wide crisis.