COVID 19 has torn the mask off all of the rot that had been festering just below the surface of US politics and society. More and more, the US resembles a developing nation.
The West should support democracy in Belarus, but avoid provocative promises.
Under Trump, the United States — despite 250 years of self-government — may get dangerously close to how Europe’s last dictator has operated in Belarus.
Economic shame haunts hard-working Americans. They ask themselves why they can’t do as well as their parents.
To save our democracies from rising levels of frustration, we need more citizen councils.
A collection of charts, graphs and maps exploring the Hong Kong protests.
Why we must defend Hong Kong’s freedom like West Berlin’s in its day.
The current protests show that Hong Kongers aren’t just interested in money, and mainland elites worry that Hong Kong won’t remain a separate territory where they can safely store their money.
Beyond containing the COVID 19 virus, we must also contain the “infodemic” — the glut of misinformation from various sources. What does that take?
The two messages from the Iranian people to their leaders: First, for all your gloating about Iran’s nuclear arsenal, nobody can eat nuclear weapons. Second, we want a different future.