The First Victim of Russia's Anti-Gay Law Is Dead
September 29, 2013

On Wednesday, LGBT activist Alexey Davydov was supposed to take part in a protest against the Sochi Olympics but had to go to the hospital instead. Last night, he slipped into a coma. This morning, he was gone. 

The Irony Lady
Margaret Thatcher's fluctuating foreign policy
April 08, 2013

Margaret Thatcher's foreign policy fluctated wildly.

Anthony Lewis: The Paul Krugman of His Time—And Then Some
March 26, 2013

You didn’t have to agree with the longtime New York Times columnist to admire his relentlessness.

What Fidel Taught Hugo
Cuba defined Chávez's career as much as Venezuela did
March 05, 2013

Fidel Castro's Cuba defined Hugo Chavez's life as much as Chavez's own Venezuela did.