Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.
A court ruling against colonial exploitation could threaten a strategic U.S. military base in the Indian Ocean. Indigenous advocates say it's about time.
[Satire] UN: "We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways."
Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.
With the hard right running left and the center-left abdicating, Euroskeptics could accelerate a continent-wide crisis.
The only true magic bullet in this case is the collective determination of all Americans who still believe in decency and democracy.
Centrist liberalism is dead, and Trump is a disaster. But progressives can use what he's done to remake America and its place in the world.
If nuclear war comes, it will happen because of a calculation or miscalculation by India or Pakistan.
The world’s major nuclear powers are treaty-bound to move towards disarmament. The India-Pakistan clash underscores the need to get moving.
Free trade is simply a euphemism for the corporate capture of international trade.