Issues / Democracy & Governance
Trump shrugged at 150,000 U.S. COVID-19 deaths. Who’s to say he’s above starting a fight with China or Iran?
The repression we saw in Portland wasn't new -- only the targets were.
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?