Issues / Democracy & Governance
Now we all stand on the precipice — of aggressive nationalism, of ugly prejudice, of climate change, of despair.
Veteran GOP foreign policy hawks are flocking to Hillary Clinton. Is it callow opportunism, or a major realignment?
Irish activists are rallying against the U.S. military's use of Irish airspace for Washington's wars.
Pretending that everyone wants peace in Colombia ignores the long-term effects of militarism — and the fact that the war benefits many powerful interests, including in Washington.
After a mere eight years in which diplomacy narrowly edged out militarism, the foreign policy elite rallying around Clinton has forgotten the lessons of the George W. Bush era.
Increasing skepticism of the U.S. government can either lead to ugly conspiracy theorizing, or fuel a movement to bend the status quo.
Donald Trump's apocalyptic view of the world is a self-fulfilling prophecy.
The latest attacks on journalists and news organizations by corrupt populists are contributing to a global rollback of fundamental rights.
The problems facing the Spanish left mirror the crisis engulfing Europe.
Pressure from human rights organizations to victims of the 9/11 attacks are helping erode the bond between these old political allies. But will the results of this election season squander our chance at change?