A Political and Literary Forum
Thailand has been gripped by the largest wave of protest in years, forcing a reckoning between the country’s dual structures of democracy and monarchy.
The U.S. turns a blind eye on the murder of environmentalist Berta Cáceres.
War is almost always a choice, a madness we go along with.
The vote will have consequences far beyond the UK's borders.
Alex de Waal
The country needs a political rebirth.
The UN's World Humanitiarian Summit came up empty-handed.
Elizabeth Cullen Dunn
Suddenly conservatives want us to believe they care about homophobia.
Edward Snowden’s actions can be justified, but not as civil disobedience.
The West likes morality plays with clear heroes and villains, in which we play the role of savior.
Democratic forces persist amid brutal regime violence and sectarian conflict.
Elizabeth Shakman Hurd
Prominent Hungarian intellectuals have taken surprising anti-immigrant stances.
Is there a political coup underway?
Comic books can document the horrors of war better than photos.
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William Callison, Quinn Slobodian
Olúfẹ́mi O. Táíwò
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