Regions / Thailand
Authoritarian governments have tried to rig elections for ages. More dangerous are the far-right leaders concentrating their power by relatively fair elections.
At a time of declining faith in democracy, the institution of royalty is looking surprisingly resilient.
The far right is on the rise from North America to Europe to Asia. Each case is different, but they share key similarities — and require similar responses.
It would be hard to find someone with more experience to run the CIA. And that’s why she’s a terrible choice.
This year's lowlights from world politics, the culture wars, and the military-industrial complex.
From declining worker protections to violent labor trafficking and ethnic cleansing, the dark underbelly of Southeast Asia's "tiger economies" is on full display this year.
Stateless refugees from Burma are risking death, rape, and drowning by the thousands on a risky escape to Malaysia.
The shrimp at your supermarket might have been caught by men who live in cages.
Fighting corruption is a proven means to reduce inequality. But the issue has often been co-opted by elites looking to do just the opposite.
Despite the lip service given to democracy the world over, coups remain a popular last resort. Here's why.