Issues / Human Rights
Democratic candidates offer a wide range of foreign policy views. These won’t decide the election, but they could have a huge post-Trump impact.
China’s rapid growth has reduced poverty and produced prosperity -- as well as skyrocketing inequality, ecological catastrophe, and dangerous financial bubbles.
Americans were taught to associate “socialism” with dictatorship and “capitalism” with democracy. Are those days over?
A look at Sicily, where political restrictions on immigration are taking their toll on local residents as well as immigrants.
The banality of President Trump’s evil has infected huge swaths of the electorate as well as the federal government. Can it be treated?
A Pentagon plan for "semiautonomous" nuclear devices in Iraq, U.S. state media calling George Soros a "nonbelieving Jew," and other headlines you may have missed last year.
Here are a few illuminating and emotionally resonant pieces by real Iranians on life under sanctions, the brutality of war, and the recent crisis.
As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.
Foreign policy should prioritize the needs of ordinary civilians and civil society — and wars of choice should always be off the table.
A Southern Mexico community remembers Mariano Abarca, who gave his life fighting mining companies, with a celebration of resistance.