Issues / Democracy & Governance
Since the Cold War, the U.S. and Russia have experienced unexpected reversals in fortune. Are we next in line for post-imperial decline?
A Pentagon plan for "semiautonomous" nuclear devices in Iraq, U.S. state media calling George Soros a "nonbelieving Jew," and other headlines you may have missed last year.
In the climate talks to come, we need more youth, indigenous, and civil society groups — and fewer oil companies.
The U.S. military is creating an imaginary “space gap” to pour money into closing, wasting funds while increasing the risk of conflict.
By any measure, the War Powers Act has failed to constrain presidential warmaking. A simpler step would be to stop funding wars.
As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.
Trump is betraying his voters and threatening millions of lives. Call him on it before it’s too late.
Foreign policy should prioritize the needs of ordinary civilians and civil society — and wars of choice should always be off the table.
A Southern Mexico community remembers Mariano Abarca, who gave his life fighting mining companies, with a celebration of resistance.
Ecuador was only the latest indicator of what’s possible when indigenous movements exercise their power. It also showed what’s at stake.