Slouching toward democracy

A Color Coded Conflict in Thailand Thai police arrested a leader of the anti-government protest movement on Monday, their first such move since...

Stemming the tide

Gays and lesbians face harsh prison penalties or even death in most nations of sub-Saharan Africa. In many countries, homophobia is growing. I met...

A tale of two Ukraines

Two Ukraines In One Before taking sick leave on Jan. 30, the Ukrainian President Viktor Yanukovych issued a statement saying the Ukrainian...

Brazil’s press freedom

“Operation September 7” was a countrywide protest in Brazil this year, meant to voice discontent with public governance and heath and education...

Politicians behind bars

On August 2, 2005, Brazil’s biggest case of political corruption went before the Brazilian Supreme Court. The incident became known as the...