There's a lot of confusion around concerning the interpretation of this week's Senate results in the United States. Here's an attempt to straighten some of it out.
American voters get the chance tonight to put some legislative restraints on their rogue president. Here are a few things to watch for.
Brazil chooses its new president tomorrow, with a right-wing authoritarian the unbackable favorite.
Now if ever seems to be the time for a new popular front. Can liberals, social democrats and Marxists manage to work together?
Brett Kavanaugh's nomination to the Supreme Court has bogged down, for both personal and political reasons. The two are not unrelated.
A study with some interesting things to say about measuring economic distress and its political impact.
America marks another anniversary, and a libertarian think-tank does good work in arguing against a state of permanent warfare.
It's fifty years since Soviet tanks crushed the Czechoslovak experiment in humane socialism. But the issues involved have not disappeared.
Can white people be victims of racism? And if so, is it a serious problem?
Barack Obama defends democracy and liberalism in South Africa. Some conservatives now admit that's a good thing.