Above and below

For the poorest residents of Manila, living in the city means living under the city.

Spoiling for a fight

As an outsider, Paul Goodman spoke about the values of inclusion.

The scapegoating of Rosa Maria Ortega

In 2004 and again in 2008, an Austrian-born Canadian citizen living in the swing state of Florida cast absentee ballots in the U.S. presidential...

No truth in news, and no news in truth

Inside the Kremlin’s propaganda playbook, where “nothing is true and everything is possible.” But from Moscow to Washington, there’s still a way to fight back.

What border walls are really about

Among country pairs that have a wall between them, the state building the wall is on average four times as wealthy per capita as the state being walled out.

A cover-up in plain sight

The information war in Syria may ensure impunity for Bashar al-Assad.

No reason to hide our faces

The governments of Myanmar and Bangladesh would rather ignore these women. Raped and tortured, they won’t be silent.

The language custodian

The Nigerian linguist Kọ́lá Túbọ̀sún isn’t ready to consign Yoruba to the history books. But he’s fighting the tide.

Tell me what resistance looks like

The early opposition to American far-right populism has been hampered by division and despair. What’s next for the resistance?

These vigilantes wear pink

India’s Pink Gang has grown from a small group of women wielding sticks to a potent political force.