Instead of creeping repression, the new Philippine president began his reign with a blitzkrieg of extra-judicial killings, stupefying the country and blazing a new trail for fascism.
This year’s lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
Donald Trump has a lot more in common with North Korea’s Kim Jong Un than he would care to admit.
As Donald Trump ascends to the White House, he’s wading into the most dangerous conflict on the globe.
Thousands of miles from Standing Rock, in the Indian Ocean, another indigenous group understands what it’s like to be displaced and ignored by the U.S. government.
Though better known for his brutal war on drugs at home, the Philippine leader’s volatile, one-man diplomacy could up-end 70 years of U.S. dominance in East Asia.
Washington is starting to change its mind about why North Korea has developed nuclear weapons.
Negotiating between the United States and North Korea can’t wait.
The latest attacks on journalists and news organizations by corrupt populists are contributing to a global rollback of fundamental rights.
When Congress meets for its lame-duck session after the elections, it should resist pressure to pass the Trans-Pacific Partnership.