Feeling bleak? Well, 2021 wasn’t all bad — here are a few astounding things ordinary people won at home and abroad.
The last decade saw democratization in El Salvador and brutal repression in Honduras. Suddenly, those trends appear to have reversed.
Iraq relied on extra-governmental forces to fight ISIS. Now they’re targeting journalists, attacking protestors, and defying the elected government.
Western observers want to blame India for the failure of the UN climate talks. Not so fast.
A personal reflection on the ‘Big Men’ who’ve meddled in Afghanistan — and the women navigating the aftermath.
Since the October 25 military takeover, violent repression has returned in full force. Can the international community support the rule of law?
Allowing extractive industries to file expensive lawsuits over environmental regulations could undermine whatever agreements might be reached at COP26 in Glasgow.
America’s parting drone attack in Afghanistan, which killed an aid worker and his family, is emblematic of the entire drone war.
A review of Public Intellectual: The Life of a Citizen Pilgrim, by Richard Falk.
Many would-be migrants, like the Garifuna, would love nothing more than to stay in our homes. It’s Washington that’s making it difficult.