Issues / Democracy & Governance
I treated wounded GIs from Vietnam. I saw carnage that seldom makes its way into harrowing war stories like “They Shall Not Grow Old.”
The late U.S. senator from Pennsylvania may have achieved his most visionary legacy as a teenager, when he founded a student movement for world federalism.
It’s going to be tricky when recent agency heads are now vocal “Resistance” leaders.
Wall are cropping up all over the world. But as with guns, the sense of safety and security that comes from a wall is almost entirely illusory.
With municipal elections on the horizon, Turks are likely to note that imprisoning the opposition hasn't exactly raised living standards.
Before Venezuela devolves into civil war, the U.S. should lift the sanctions, take the military option off the table, and get behind a negotiated, nonviolent solution.
No secretary of defense in recent memory has had such a long career in the arms industry and so little experience in government or the military.
The left has a proud tradition of both democracy and anti-imperialism. It’s critical to keep both traditions in mind when addressing the current crisis in Venezuela.
Do we think people who armed death squads and started wars really want to “bring democracy” to Venezuela?
The staging of professional sports events is deeply political. It’s only when someone breaks character that we notice it.