Issues / Democracy & Governance
The affinity between Trump and Netanyahu is more than personal. It's rooted in a shared fantasy of a perfectly homogeneous society.
As hard Brexiteer Boris Johnson takes over, Labour is finally coming down on the side of Remain. Will it be too late?
NAFTA 2.0 simply locks in existing drives toward ecological collapse and social inequality. A better deal would put people — and nature — first.
Gun exports reached record levels in 2017 and again in 2018. Can Congress stop Trump from loosening the rules even further?
The Philippine strongman was counting on China to quash a UN resolution to investigate his brutal “war on drugs.” They failed.
Trump’s war on immigrants recalls the absurdity of Stalin’s purges — and a few of his supporters, at least, are starting to notice.
Poor and working communities stand to gain the most from protections against corporations that expose them to pollution.
The world has enough water for 7 billion people, but not if countries waste, hoard, or weaponize it.
Trump and Kim getting along is better than the alternative, but there's no denying troubling similarities in the two men's political styles.
When human beings are framed as a national security threat, barbed wire is the next logical step. But unlike during the Japanese internment, today there's high-level political resistance.