Issues / Democracy & Governance
Rodrigo Duterte and Xi Jinping are loving their bromance. But the relationship doesn't have a lot of popular support.
The Trump administration once celebrated WikiLeaks. Now it wants to prosecute Julian Assange simply for publishing things it doesn't like. That's a threat to all journalists.
Progressive legislators can help Zimbabwe embrace African-led solutions to poverty and corruption that put people ahead of corporations.
In the most Islamophobic election in history, Muslim candidates scored big wins by embracing progressive policies.
Colonial-era "criminal defamation laws" in countries like India are being wielded against women who hold abusers accountable. But women aren’t standing down.
Republicans can only win by racial gerrymandering and voter suppression. And Trump can only win by using fear and racism.
"Radicalization" has long been treated as the sole preserve of Islamists, even as far-right extremists have eclipsed them.
There is simply no plausible way to ignore the fact that Trump's language validated the Pittsburgh shooter's paranoid worldview.
Trump’s threats to shut down the southern border would hurt the interconnected communities along it.
Brazil is on the verge of electing a Duterte-style fascist. What can the left do?