The British government’s offer to pay reparations to colonial-era torture victims in Kenya dispels the notion that British colonialism was any better than the rest.
Tales of ostensibly noble efforts to avert catastrophic human suffering have sanitized the complicity of U.S. policy.
War with Iran could cost you your job.
A poem: To all the men and women who sing change change change Mee-ahn mar–we never heard of you before.
Its personnel may be depressed, but at least they’re not launching nuclear weapons.
Humanitarian intervention has proven to be an even more valuable propaganda tool than the “war on terror.”
This week’s summit between the presidents of the U.S. and China is being welcomed as a virtually unprecedented opportunity for each side.
Something is dreadfully wrong with Hungary–and it could spread to the rest of Europe.
The broad-based protests against Turkish Prime Minister Erdogan reflect deep-seated resentments over the Islamist leader’s increasingly authoritarian governing style.
The Syrian civil war is spreading — but U.S. military action is the last thing the country needs.
Jill Richardson puts her own brush with food stamps into a broader context.
Sierra Leone may be slowly transcending its ethnic-based politics, but poverty remains an omnipresent threat to its development and democracy.
Our tax code pads the bottom line of the Americans who need help the least.
As is the case with most divorces, the “children” — Czechs and Slovaks — were not consulted.
A new movement is putting pressure on people and institutions to dump their investments in dirty energy companies.