Venice is a place with a long tradition of convincing outsiders of its uniqueness. This tradition may continue to shape the way the world sees the city today — and could be what ends up helping the city survive.
Paul Monod, a professor of history at Middlebury, examines the revolution in Hong Kong and compares it to past revolutions in China and in Hungary.
Many US ambassadors are untrained in diplomacy who have bought their way into a prestigious post, writes Dennis Jett, professor of international affairs at Pennsylvania State University.
Protests are breaking out worldwide — and they share some basic characteristics. Fed up with rising inequality, corruption and slow economic growth, angry citizens worldwide are demanding an end to corruption and the restoration of a democratic rule of law.
As the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry begin, what do the Ukrainian people think of the impeachment controversy?
Emperor Penguins are facing extinction if the rapidly melting Antarctic ice is not preserved. Stephanie Jenouvrier, an Associate Scientist at the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution, explains what needs to be done to save the vulnerable species.
Christian movements like evangelicalism and Pentecostalism aren’t often associated with environmental protection. But Brazil’s former environment minister, Marina Silva, a member of the Pentecostal Assembly of God, has voiced horror at the recent fires consuming the Amazon.
For a growing number of novelists, climate change hints at the dark secret of the perfect place, of bad decisions that all America shares.
For the most part, host governments favor camps because they see them as a means of isolating potential troublemakers and forcing the international community to assume responsibility.
Today’s vast communications web is a result of governments and regulators making choices that collectively built the internet as it is now.