Regions / North America
Is Mexico winding down or winding up the drug war?
It's the best way to stop the global race to the bottom that hurts workers everywhere, not just those in low-income countries.
In Iran, U.S. sanctions are producing a level of suffering comparable to that of wartime.
Deepfake technology undermines any hope of once again conducting national conversations on the basis of observable reality.
The Pentagon may be burned by the war on terror, but it's obsessively preparing for a high-intensity conflict with China or Russia.
Democracy faces a global crisis. And this crisis couldn’t be coming at a worse time.
There’s nothing “uncontrollable” about people applying for asylum. All the U.S. has to do is meet its obligations under international law.
For Donald Trump, tariffs are a substitute for diplomacy, just as harassment in his personal life is a substitute for normal human interaction
Whether authorities classify an act as “terrorist” depends almost entirely on who carries it out, not what they did.
His administration’s near-ban on refugee admissions is having a destructive domino effect in front-line countries.