Uganda’s Chief Provocateur
Through radical protest, Stella Nyanzi has become a thorn in long-serving President Yoweri Museveni’s side. Now, she could be headed to parliament.
The Capitol Invasion Was a Coup From Below
Trump borrowed from the playbook of his favorite dictator, Egypt’s Abdel Fattah al-Sisi, by inciting a mob to launch an insurrection.
‘This Is Not Who We Are’ Is a Great American Myth
The crisis at the U.S. Capitol shows that Americans lack a shared understanding of their political past and present. Transitional justice can help.
Biden’s Big Day: Senate Control And Support From Pence and McConnell
In response, pro-Trump protesters storm the Capitol, forcing Congress into recess.
Our Top Stories of 2020
From human rights abuses in Xinjiang to the coronavirus crisis in the United States, here are the stories that most captivated our readers this year.
Where Is Biden’s Cabinet Heading?
The incoming U.S. president’s team doesn’t point in any clear direction, and progressives are worried.
India’s Congress Party Needs to Ditch the Nehru-Gandhi Family
Once an asset, the clan has become an electoral liability.
Congress Isn’t Leading on Human Rights in China
The Biden team needs to step up and push new initiatives
Jerry Rawlings Is Dead, but He Still Looms Large in Ghanaian Politics
The former leader’s blend of anti-corruption rhetoric and strongman rule still holds great appeal for a generation disappointed by contemporary politicians.