Issues / Democracy & Governance
Large majorities support arms control, curbs on military spending, and international institutions. The question is what they're willing to do about it.
Newspaper editor Lee Sang Yong shares insights from the front lines of the information wars in tightly controlled North Korea.
In the fight for the future of the Democratic Party, progressives must not let their critique of the status quo end at the nation’s borders.
Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump's worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.
Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.
The flurry of favors the president did for Bibi could constrain U.S. policy — and hurt people in the region — for years to come.
[Satire] UN: "We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways."
Lockheed Martin's CEO took home $20 million while enlisted soldiers got just $20,000. Why? Because corporations have hijacked the military.
U.S. taxpayer funds are bankrolling the worsening human rights crisis in the Philippines. Movements are rising to shut that aid off.
In a democracy, shouldn’t we be using peacetime laws to constrain us during war, rather than wartime laws to constrain us during (relative) peace?