Trump’s war on immigrants recalls the absurdity of Stalin’s purges — and a few of his supporters, at least, are starting to notice.
The world has enough water for 7 billion people, but not if countries waste, hoard, or weaponize it.
Trump and Kim getting along is better than the alternative, but there's no denying troubling similarities in the two men's political styles.
Authoritarian governments have tried to rig elections for ages. More dangerous are the far-right leaders concentrating their power by relatively fair elections.
What would it take to talk Trump out of war with Iran? A good, ripping yarn about peace -- with a starring role for himself.
The Turkish leader’s party has lost Istanbul, but Erdogan may respond by provoking a foreign policy crisis to consolidate his power.
Deepfake technology undermines any hope of once again conducting national conversations on the basis of observable reality.
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