China is booming, but slouches toward the moral authority needed to inspire a modern, open and prosperous state. Does Confucius hold the key?
Pushpa Kamal Dahal, newly elected Maoist Prime Minister of Nepal, provides insight into his country's political dilemmas.
The initiating party for our next cold confrontation with Russia most certainly was the United States.
Lewis Black holds an awards ceremony for some of the most evil dictatorships in the world.
Jen Marlowe reports on Darfur, Eli Pariser on MoveOn and a new sex columnist weighs in on Barack and Michelle.
He's no George W. Bush, but will Obama's foreign policy bring us back to the days of the bipartisan, establishment consensus?
A new Reaganomics is taking hold in Europe, with grave implications for progressive politics everywhere.
The removal of the contemptuous Nepali regime was a type of "people power" absent from Asia and the rest of world for many years, opening dialogue with the Maoist rebels and creating the conditions for peace.
Uruguay and Argentina are cutting ties with the US Army's School of the Americas, paving the way for other Latin American countries to end a destabilizing force that only perpetuates human rights atrocities.