It would be a mistake to yearn for undisputed U.S. “leadership,” or for U.S.-led military alliances. A better alternative is global governance.
Syria’s Bureaucracy of Death and the Fate of the Disappeared
The Syrian government has just confirmed the deaths of hundreds of detainees. Why?
Pashtun Lives Matter
In Pakistan, the police killing of a Pashtun social media star stirred a popular uprising for democracy and demilitarization.
The Transatlantic Trump Effect
If Trump’s aggressive style and populist impulses have encouraged his political soulmates abroad, they’ve also provoked a backlash in defense of democratic norms.
Given What the U.S. Has Done to the World, It Should Be Letting All Refugees In
From the Muslim Ban to family separations, the U.S. is cruelly restricting refugees from conflicts it helped create.
It’s Not Just the U.S. with a Gerrymandering Problem — Look at Pakistan
In one Pakistani province, it took just 544 voters to choose a chief minister. But 80,000 minorities there may not get a single representative.
Ensuring That The ICC Rises To The Challenge
On the eve of the 20th anniversary of its establishment, the International Criminal Court needs to up its game.
Puerto Rico Confronts a New Hurricane Season — And Old Injustices
The disastrous impacts of Hurricane Maria were made by inequalities of race, income, and access to U.S. political power.
World to Refugees: Go to Hell
Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.
Wars Come and Go in Gaza, But Economic Violence Is Every Day
Don’t wait for the next massacre to start calling out the more insidious violence Palestinians suffer every day.