Issues / Democracy & Governance
In the most Islamophobic election in history, Muslim candidates scored big wins by embracing progressive policies.
Colonial-era "criminal defamation laws" in countries like India are being wielded against women who hold abusers accountable. But women aren’t standing down.
Republicans can only win by racial gerrymandering and voter suppression. And Trump can only win by using fear and racism.
"Radicalization" has long been treated as the sole preserve of Islamists, even as far-right extremists have eclipsed them.
There is simply no plausible way to ignore the fact that Trump's language validated the Pittsburgh shooter's paranoid worldview.
Trump’s threats to shut down the southern border would hurt the interconnected communities along it.
Brazil is on the verge of electing a Duterte-style fascist. What can the left do?
To challenge fascists and weak-tea liberals, Sanders has called for a Progressive International... but it's not very international.
Reporters know the president is telling racist lies to rile up his base. Why won’t they just say that?
The far-right Brazilian front-runner is attempting to mask his fascist platform by leaning into a recently-adopted free-market agenda.