Issues / Democracy & Governance
It's going to take more than a change of personnel in Washington to address our decaying climate, public health, and democracy. But it's not too late.
Bolivians overwhelmingly rejected a U.S.-backed coup regime. The U.S. should take it as a sign to abandon regime change — and rejoin the international community.
Authoritarianism has been on the march for years, but people powered revolutions are pushing regimes toward democracy on nearly every continent.
Thailand’s conservative middle classes are now joining populists in a movement against their military-backed system.
Modern history teaches us that motivated, universal, and nonviolent social movements can stop coups before they start.
Trump has put a stop to democracy promotion. Will democracy put a stop to Trump?
The IMF and the Bank would like the global South to believe that they are indispensable. They are not.
Donald Trump brought a whole new world of corruption to Washington.
Make no mistake: The Trump administration’s heartlessness and militarism are costing lives.
Dispossessed white men have haunted Western politics for generations. The answer isn’t to jettison “identity politics” — it’s to create truly meaningful new opportunities.