The World Cup of Dissonance
Yesterday's opener proves that we don't know what to expect from this World Cup.
June 13, 2014

World Cup 2014's shaky opening proves that we don't know what to expect from the tournament, on and off the pitch. 

The End of the Latin-American Dictatorship is Nigh
Is the age of the Latin American dictator over?
March 11, 2014

A win in Venezuela could herald a dictator-free Latin America—for the first time in 200 years

Kremlin TV Loves Anti-War Protests—Unless Russia Is the One Waging War
Studies in 'whataboutism'
March 02, 2014

Fun with propaganda!

What Ukraine’s Protesters Learned From Belarus
February 20, 2014

Belarus' unrest in 2010 provided a valuable lesson to today's protesters in Kiev.

To Understand the Ukranian Protests, Look to Russia
January 28, 2014

For the Ukranian protests to bring about any progress, they need to incorporate the Russia-leaning parts of the country. 

Russia's Liberals Are Watching Ukraine's Revolution Very Closely—And So Is Putin
December 02, 2013

In case you missed it, Kiev has been exploding over the last few days.

Where Did the Anti-Globalization Movement Go?
Once the anti-globalization movement nearly shut down a city. Not anymore
October 25, 2013

They’d expected big numbers—but not so big as what came.

Syria Offline
These charts should give pause to any dictator considering an Internet blackout
October 10, 2013

The Syrian city of Aleppo briefly regained access to the Internet yesterday, ending an information blackout that lasted well over a month.

Searing Pictures from Egypt's Turmoil
September 19, 2013

An interview with Mosa'ab Elshamy, the 23-year-old whose photos have defined Egypt's revolution

The Making of a Libertarian Terror
July 10, 2013

“We were expecting this.