Issues / Democracy & Governance
Trump is attacking Europe and siding with Russia for political — and not just personal — reasons.
Bad pathogens and bad policies go hand-in-hand.
Puerto Rican movements are rebuilding their island in a way that not only enhances climate resilience, but also reclaims their political power.
Three eligible dictators. One president who's wooed strongmen for decades. Who will he choose?!
The disastrous impacts of Hurricane Maria were made by inequalities of race, income, and access to U.S. political power.
After many disappointments, the left-populist alternative looks primed for a big win in Mexico.
Hiding behind appeals to "rationalism," the French leader seeks to "fix" the French economy by cozying up to a tiny, binge-eating wealthy elite.
Congressional apathy toward our wars and schemes abroad marks a dangerous sign of democratic decay. But it’s not too late.
The new Spanish government has a mixed record on both austerity and regional democracy. To stay in power, it'll have to do better on both.
The Israeli forces mowing down unarmed Palestinian protesters also train U.S. police forces that brutalize communities of color.