Democracy Is Down but Not Out

Jun 04, 2021

Alexander Lukashenko, the Belarussian dictator, snatches a dissident from midair. Military strongman Assimi Goita launches another coup in Mali. Benjamin Netanyahu escalates a military conflict to save his own political skin in Israel. In the United States, the Republican Party launches a...

Biggest Threat to Democracy in Israel Comes From Within

Jun 01, 2021

Dear Mr. Netanyahu,  What’s the end goal?  Many in the Jewish diaspora feel we should never publicly criticize Israeli state actions regarding the country’s defense. I disagree. I’m writing this to call for a change of heart before it’s too late. My fear is that...

Who Will Lead the Next American Insurrection?

May 31, 2021

The expanding cracks running across the surface of society’s veneer in the US have never been more apparent nor, in the past 150 years, have they ever plunged so deep. The diversity of a patchwork culture initially fueled by immigration implies that a certain disorder would become a permanent...

The Crucial Role of Media in Nepal

Mar 08, 2021

American Democracy: We Have Misread the Signs of the Coming Storm

Feb 11, 2021

The January 6 storming of the US Capitol by supporters of President Donald Trump in an attempt to overturn the results of the 2020 election has left many of us pondering the future of democracy in the United States. The symbol of American democracy withstood the onslaught this time, but the...

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