Issues / Democracy & Governance
The disastrous impacts of Hurricane Maria were made by inequalities of race, income, and access to U.S. political power.
After many disappointments, the left-populist alternative looks primed for a big win in Mexico.
Hiding behind appeals to "rationalism," the French leader seeks to "fix" the French economy by cozying up to a tiny, binge-eating wealthy elite.
Congressional apathy toward our wars and schemes abroad marks a dangerous sign of democratic decay. But it’s not too late.
The new Spanish government has a mixed record on both austerity and regional democracy. To stay in power, it'll have to do better on both.
The Israeli forces mowing down unarmed Palestinian protesters also train U.S. police forces that brutalize communities of color.
The newest plank of immigration enforcement? Piling children into overcrowded detention centers.
The Trump movement uses racism and immigration to turn the Roseanne Barrs of the world from eco-feminists to Trump supporters.
Soldiers, civilians, and the 140 million Americans who are poor or low-income pay the price for our never-ending wars.
From Washington to Rome, so-called "populist" politicians are hacking away at a genuinely broken status quo. But their alternatives are either uninspired or terrifying.