Regions / Asia & Pacific
The lack of majority support for Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement is an example of developing nations’ inclination towards pragmatism, not liberalism and civil rights.
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?
China appears to be aiding Iraq its fight against the Islamic State.
Being the world’s top economic power comes with many responsibilities, which China may be trying to sidestep.
Pakistan is playing fast and loose with the precautions to nuclear war.
Western-style democracies — not the dictatorships they replaced — have allowed deeply undemocratic economic systems to flourish. So what's to be done?
Instead of ranking countries by their "business friendliness," the World Bank should rank corporations according to their social responsibility.
Democracy has become more about bureaucratic procedure and less about the people.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
Today, Asia is like the Kardashian clan: wealthy, contentious, and all up in the public’s face.