Yes, the Venezuelan president could be a strongman. But he leaves behind what might be called the most democratic country in the Western Hemisphere.
The LGBT Center and a host of high-profile New York City politicians have endorsed open debate of Israel-Palestine—only with ritual support for Israel's policies.
Despite a campaign to silence them, philosophers Judith Butler and Omar Barghouti spoke at Brooklyn College on Thursday night. In an exclusive, The Nation presents the text of Butler’s remarks.
The sad truth is that disarming and defeating Silvio Berlusconi remains the country’s first priority.
It is long past time to reject expansionism, intolerance and structural inequality and define what democratic Israeli patriotism really stands for.
In his inaugural speech, the president vowed to engage with other countries so as to "lift suspicion and fear." He should reach out to forge a more sane and sensible relationship with Cuba.
Will China-Japan-US tensions in the Pacific ignite a conflict and sink the global economy?
Seven people are dead and more than 670 were injured in the violence, as several officials resign in protest.
Testimonies from Israeli Defense Force veterans reveal the truth about the ongoing occupation.
The newly elected Egyptian president, at the center of cease-fire talks between Hamas and Israel, is under heavy domestic and international pressure from all sides.