It was the guillotine’s plummeting blade that took off head after head with just a bit of cleaning and sharpening in between, answering the need of the moment. Thus it came to symbolize state terrorism but also swift and equal justice.
After Houston Rockets general manager Daryl Morey tweeted solidarity with pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong, the NBA has been caught between its interests in China and its American fans. The NBA’s bind illustrates the important tension modern companies face between geographic expansion and political advocacy.
Abiy Ahmed, the Ethiopian Prime Minister, is the 100th Nobel Peace Prize winner, and the first Ethiopian to receive the accolade.
When people attack Greta Thunberg for not showing emotion or for showing too much of it, perhaps there’s an inkling that the severity of the climate crisis demands a great deal of painful and complicated emotions, and they’d rather not think of them.
Mosul, Iraq, was once home to religous monuments more than 1,000 years old. None of them survived ISIS.
US President Donald Trump's proponents fear immigration as a dangerous “invasion” that will bring in its wake a “Great Replacement” of the now dominant ethnocultural group in Europe, white Europeans — an idea embraced by the New Right.
An American legal and political history scholar says that careful examination of the Constitution suggests President Trump could be reelected even if he is removed through impeachment.
For decades now, the evolving role of congressional oversight of US intelligence has involved major clashes and scandals, from the Iran-Contra affair of the 1980s to the intelligence abuses that led to the 2003 war in Iraq.
The destruction of the Amazon rainforest can have global ramifications and some are arguing that those responsible should be prosecuted.
While hurricanes can be disastrous for people, river fish may be benefiting from them. See how Puerto Rico's fish thrived after Hurricane Maria.