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.
For Donald Trump, tariffs are a substitute for diplomacy, just as harassment in his personal life is a substitute for normal human interaction
Whether authorities classify an act as “terrorist” depends almost entirely on who carries it out, not what they did.
The Modi government’s far-right bigotry is well-known, but its equally disturbing environmental record isn’t.
Viktor Orban, Mario Salvini, Heinz-Christian Strache, Marine Le Pen. Oh, yes, and Trump too.
Trump’s recent moves encouraging war crimes rather than prosecuting them do a disservice to service members.
The only upside to Bolton’s dangerous aggression toward Iran is that it may put him too far out in front of Trump.
The rise of the populist right is like climate change — a profound transformation of the political landscape, not just a temporary oscillation in the political temperature.
At a time of declining faith in democracy, the institution of royalty is looking surprisingly resilient.
With Trump and Bolton at the helm, the international arms control regime is effectively dead. But could that spark a new movement for disarmament?
Bolton’s ire for Nicaragua, Cuba, and Venezuela is real. But they’re just a precursor to who he really perceives as the “troika of tyranny,” Russia, China, and North Korea.
Leading Democrats treated Russia as Trump’s worst crime, even sprinkling in some neo-Cold War rhetoric, while dismissing movements doing the real work of resistance.