If Putinism is victorious in Ukraine, it will set a horrific precedent not only for other territorial grabs but also other attacks on democracy.
The power of sports to legitimize a regime also means they have the power to delegitimize one, too.
Rodrigo Duterte is about to leave office. Will his successor as Philippine president be just as vulgar and ruthless?
Like the last tsar, Putin’s delusions of grandeur bely his military missteps, economic mismanagement, and imperial blind spots.
While peaceful American Muslims were hounded and harassed after 9/11, far more dangerous right-wing extremists got a pass.
Trump recognized the wholesale annexation of one country by another. If Biden lets that stand, the global implications are deeply troubling.
Foreign agent laws in Russia, El Salvador, and elsewhere threaten the entire international edifice of laws and institutions that support the right to dissent.
It is time for President Biden to turn the page once and for all on this sordid chapter in our nation’s history.
King looked beyond our borders — not only at injustice, but at how people worked together to end it. It’s an example we need today.
What we can learn from the 20 years between the 9/11 attacks and the January 6 coup attempt.