Issues / Democracy & Governance
From Catalonia to Kurdistan, long simmering regions are clamoring for their own states. But what good is being a state anymore?
Germany funds foundations for its political parties. If the far right gets one, we're one step closer to globalizing the alt-right.
Trump administration policies are systematically making natural disasters more harmful for the poor and people of color.
If Trump succeeds in ramping up military spending and gutting everything else, we’ll be left with a bunch of nukes and an underfunded state — and no one but China to keep us afloat.
South Korea's alliance with the U.S. means foreign troops on its soil, strained relations with China, and a North that sees no point in negotiating with anyone but Washington.
Successive U.S. military interventions upended the very international system the U.S. once pledged to uphold. Now the world faces the twin challenges of ISIS and Trump.
The war on terror was supposed to be about making our country safer. As a Muslim American, I don’t feel safer at all.
These generals couldn't conquer Iraq or Afghanistan. But under Trump, they've conquered Washington.
Here and abroad, Trump's wealthy backers understand that his populist rhetoric is a masquerade.
When the neo-fascist National Front is more willing to condemn neo-Nazis than Trump, we have a problem.