Issues / Democracy & Governance
Ongoing conflicts — including U.S. “counterterrorism” operations — combined with escalating poverty and repression could amplify the pandemic’s social cost.
Like Trump in the U.S. and Bolsonaro in Brazil, the Philippine strongman's utter failure to contain COVID-19 may kneecap his authoritarian ambitions.
A world led by a unified Europe would be a significantly better place than one mismanaged by a fragmented United States.
Historically, our communities have failed to unite across borders to end racist state violence. That needs to change.
Biden's notion that the U.S. deserves a special seat at the head of the international table is a dangerous anachronism.
Trump’s use of federal paramilitaries is a classic tactic of autocrats to test how far they can push their authority in opposition-controlled regions.
Just 10 percent of the Pentagon budget could end homelessness, increase our COVID testing 44 times over, or send a $2,300 check to every unemployed American.
What blind spots will future generations condemn us for as they tear down today’s statues tomorrow?
It’s not Washington and Lincoln Trump imagines himself in the footsteps of — it’s Xi and Putin.
Ambitious climate resilience plans like Dominica’s could be a life raft for the 65 million inhabitants of developing island countries.