Progressives Should Stop Underestimating Trump’s Appeal

The billionaire bigot may be uncouth in the extreme, but his personal style and hardline attitude resonate with a surprisingly large bloc of American voters.

How Sky-High CEO Pay Pollutes Our Planet — and Our Politics

The leaders of fossil fuel companies are personally incentivized to keep their firms on a path of climate destruction.

One Step Forward, Two Steps Back

Almost two years after the fall of the Taliban, peace and security in Afghanistan still remains elusive.

Democracy Endangered

Pakistan’s position as a key U.S. ally in the campaign against al-Qaeda has been particularly beneficial to the military-led government of General Pervez Musharraf, whose support is seen by the Bush administration as indispensable to U.S. “anti-terrorism” efforts in the region.