An Interview with Madhukeshwar Desai, Vice President of India’s Bharatiya Janata Party
The Politic's Rocel Balmes and Megan McQueen sit down with Madhukeshwar Desai to discuss the current political situation in the world's largest democracy.
Trump Still Far Behind Post-Debate
A less-than-stellar debate performance leaves Donald with a huge polling gap to overcome.
Love Thy Neighbor — Aid Puerto Rico
Puerto Rico is ailing—and the Republican party has turned a blind eye.
We Can All Be Feminists: Adichie versus Beyoncé
"Her type of feminism is not mine."
Time and Time Again: Unrest in Ethiopia
For the uncle I never knew but will unconditionally love and for my beautiful mother who has witnessed both heaven and hell.
An New UN?: The United Nations Names the Next Secretary General
The former United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees António Guterres has been named the new UN Secretary General.
Eurosphere: Outsourcing the State
In the first installment of his column on European affairs, Josh Hochman questions the legitimacy of referenda.
El-Sisi in the Media
American media coverage of Egyptian president Abdel Fattah el-Sisi splits along party lines.
Texas in the 2016 Election
Has the Lone Star State begun swinging?
The Last Debate
For the first time in the Obama presidency, Congress overrode a presidential veto, passing the Justice Against Sponsors of Terrorism Act, which will allow the families of 9/11 victims to sue Saudi Arabia.
Popped Balloon, Sad Clown
A cartoon by Jordan Hasty.
Made in China: China’s Metamorphic Shift to a New Economy
The unveiling of China's new single-dish radio telescope, the largest of its kind, signals a shift in the world's second largest economy.
War on Terror Culture and the Strangling of Human Rights
The Islamophobic outpourings from War on Terror culture represent a clear and pressing threat to human rights.
Taiwan-U.S. Relations: What’s Next?
The United States has long been one of Taiwan's strongest allies. But how long will Taiwan be able to exist in its current state of diplomatic limbo? What does it mean for the U.S.? Loften Deprez tells us what to expect from U.S.-Taiwan relations in the years to come.
Pot Politics: Medical Marijuana in the Deep South
With support for medical marijuana nearly universal, legislators in deep red states are playing catch up.