Russia: U.S. FIFA Investigation Is Illegal, Extraterritorial Use of Law

Less than 24 hours after U.S. and Swiss authorities unveiled a sweeping investigation into corruption at the highest ranks of FIFA, including how the 2018 World Cup was awarded to Russia, Moscow is hitting back.


Mexico's Free Press Heroine Gets Her Day in Court

The firing of crusading Mexican journalist Carmen Aristegui has become the latest cause for free press activists. But is her salacious story as straightforward as it seems?


The Dangerously Divergent Interests of Wall Street and Main Street

When banks and the bourgeoisie are at cross purposes, everyone loses sooner or later.


An Earthquake Exposes Nepal’s Political Rot

The disaster could spur urgently needed democratization. But don't hold your breath.

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Give Me Your Tired, Your Poor, Your Chinese Fugitives

Forty percent of China's 100 most-wanted allegedly reside Stateside. Is Beijing trying to nudge Washington to step up cooperation?

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