If Ukraine wants to move closer to the West, it will probably have to submit to the knife.
ISIS Unites the World
There’s no better time for Sunni and Shia to sit down together and address not just ISIS but the injustice, intolerance, and inequality that birthed it.
Hollywood’s ‘Furriner’ Problem
In films like American Sniper and The Interview, Americans are the heroes and “furriners” are the targets: an undifferentiated group of people so alien that they’re practically subhuman.
Special Guest Star: Bibi!
Congressional hawks are putting on a show in Washington, and they’ve invited the Israeli prime minister to guest star. Who else might fit the bill?
A Neanderthal Foreign Policy
What the humble Neanderthal can teach us about war, peace, climate, and getting along.
Europe’s Coming Battle
There’s a battle coming for the soul of Europe, and the far right is rallying like it’s 1099.
Why 2014 Wasn’t So Terrible
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
The Games of Our Lives
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world’s problems?
America Held Hostage
A few Americans are held hostage by al-Qaeda. The rest of us are held hostage by the U.S. overreliance on military force.
The Life and Times of Michael B
Ferguson put America’s racial apartheid on the global stage.