Prawais Praphanukul, a longtime human rights lawyer in Thailand, faces life in prison for a series of Facebook posts allegedly insulting the king. His decision to fight the charges is testing the limits of repression under the country’s increasingly authoritarian regime.
Trump’s presidency may not bode the tyranny that many liberals fear. But we shouldn’t let his buffoonishness obscure the real danger that he represents.
From court arrests to workplace raids to the targeting of activists, the Trump administration’s message is clear: no immigrant is off limits to the deportation machine.
Facing widespread charges of a stolen election, Honduran President Juan Orlando Hernández began his second term Saturday with a brutal show of force against protesters. Can the opposition overcome increasingly deadly repression?
Seven years after toppling a dictator, thousands of Tunisians are back in the streets—this time over IMF-backed austerity, and a sense that not enough has changed since 2011.
In Georgia, unlike in neighboring Russia, the revolutionary wave of 1917–18 yielded an experiment in full-fledged democratic socialism.
Does the term “neoliberalism” clarify our understanding of capitalism today, and efforts to overcome it? Or does it only bring more confusion?
Julia Ott, Mike Konczal, N. D. B. Connolly, and Timothy Shenk respond to Daniel Rodgers.
2017 was Mexico’s deadliest year on record—and a new law deepening the military’s role in law enforcement threatens only to make things worse.
Why calling Puerto Ricans “Americans” will not save them.
Starting in January, smoking a joint will become almost as legal as drinking a beer in California. But will regulation of the marijuana industry bring an end to the harms of the drug war?
Recent international accolades for Xi Jinping’s China mask an alarming turn in the country’s politics.
Liberals owe Doug Jones’s win to a rich history of black women’s organizing in the South. When will they really start listening?