Bolivia’s rural Chaparé region has pushed back against neoliberal policies using democratic practice.
There's truth in the analysis that the rise of right-wing populism is a response to the failures of globalisation. But is it the only response?
The biggest case in supreme court history.
Explaining the key arguments in this landmark case.
The end of an era?
Ever wondered what it would be like to date in a completely gender-equal world? The answer may surprise you.
Cuba’s former President Fidel Castro Ruz (1926-2016)
All of the world’s struggling masses owe the late Cuban revolutionary Fidel Castro an enormous debt for consistently and fearlessly articulating the debilitating aspect of life under under capitalism.
Love him or loathe him, the Cuban leader's legacy cannot be denied.
Fidel Castro's life and times illustrate how much the world has and hasn't changed.
Michelle Obama with elementary school students in Washington on Oct. 6, 2015.
Michelle Obama placed motherhood at the center of her role as first lady – a decision not all women applauded.
Omar al-Bashir (centre, blue suit) at the infamous 2015 African Union summit in Johannesburg.
Arguably Africa's most powerful diplomatic player, South Africa is now backing out of the world's most important mechanism for bringing war criminals to justice.
South Africa’s President Jacob Zuma being welcomed on his arrival in Khartoum by Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir earlier this year.
Reuters/Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah
South Africa's withdrawal from the ICC could have mere symbolic value. The country will continue to have obligations to binding decisions taken by the UN Security Council – including those pertaining to the court.
Iraqi special forces soldier advancing toward Mosul, Iraq.
AP Photo/Khalid Mohammed
What happens to the Islamic State if it loses the battle for territory in Iraq and Syria? Here's a list of ways it might go down.
The effort to take back IS's biggest prize in Iraq has begun at last. But there's no shortage of other problems to deal with.
Women face an uphill battle to fight for their rights under illiberal regimes.
The war on reproductive rights in Central Europe is not a backlash but a key tenet of a new illiberal form of governance.
Mourning the king outside Siriraj Hospital in Bangkok.
Thailand's supposedly beloved king was a useful tool for some of his country's most unpleasant regimes.
Six years after a catastrophic earthquake, Haiti has to recover from yet another disaster. Getting it right will be a herculean task.
Antonio Guterres at a refugee camp near Erbil in northern Iraq.
As the former UN High Commissioner for Refugees, Guterres could promote a more unified approach to helping the displaced.