On topics from Guantánamo to drone strikes, I couldn’t let the president act as if he were some helpless official at the mercy of Congress.
Until the president defines what “associated forces” are, the current formulation leaves open the possibility of unlimited, unending use of military force anywhere in the world.
The historic genocide trial of Efraín Ríos Montt was a huge step. But his conviction has been overturned—and many others have blood on their hands, including current president Otto Pérez Molina.
Destroying the planet—with malice aforethought, with only the most immediate profits on the brain, with only your own comfort and wellbeing in mind—is the world's largest criminal enterprise.
Using familiar Wall Street tactics, JPMorgan Chase rigged the rules in his favor. But the movement for corporate accountability lives on.
Feminism is not any single person or outcome, it’s a practice, and a far more active one than Valenti gives credit for.
Prosecution of whistleblowers, dragnet seizure of phone records, the threatened criminalization of basic news-gathering—it’s dangerous for the media, and dangerous for democracy.
The uproar over government searches of media phone records should not obscure the deeper problem—the law’s failure to protect the privacy of all of us in the digital age.
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As fashion's first couple, the Obamas can take a leading role in making sure US companies comply with global standards.
The Constitutional Court may have vacated Efraín Ríos Montt’s conviction, but the struggle for justice will continue. And nothing can annul the survivors’ testimony and courage.
From student walkouts in Philly and Chicago to union organizing and MOOCs in California, here are the latest reports by our student activist/writers.
Reports of President Obama’s demise turn out to be greatly exaggerated.
Liberalism—including much of what’s published in this magazine—seems well-intentioned but inadequate. The solution lies in the re-emergence of American radicalism.
From stopping wage theft to organizing carwasheros, victories have come from meeting workers where they live.
Washington institutions esteemed for their independent scholarship don’t disclose donations from corporations and foreign governments.
This third-term governor is rethinking healthcare and education with holistic, community-based programs.
Why is Léon Krier defending anew the work of the Third Reich’s master builder?