World

Venezuela's Christmas Started in November
Citizens are calling their new president 'St. Nick' after he forced shops to have blowout sales
December 23, 2013

Citizens are calling their president "Saint Nick" after he used his power to force businesses to have huge, blowout sales. 

India Is Sitting on a Time-Bomb of Violence Against Women
December 22, 2013

The laws of demographics say violence against women in India will only get worse. Uh-oh.

Bulgaria Is on the Verge of Collapse, and Right-Wing Extremism Is on the Rise
December 16, 2013

Some Bulgarians have even burned themselves alive in protest.

Alzheimer's is a Terrible Disease. If You Live in a Poor Country, It's Even Worse.
December 13, 2013

In 2050, 71 per cent of Alzheimer's patients will be in low to middle income countries. Will they be able to access medical care?

China's Government Is Scaring Foreign Journalists Into Censoring Themselves
December 09, 2013

“The visa question has insidious ways of sowing the seeds of self-censorship,” Dorinda Elliott, the global affairs editor at Condé Nast Traveler, wrote on ChinaFile last month.

The Dark Spot of Nelson Mandela's Legacy
Is he responsible for South Africa's leadership crisis?
December 09, 2013

Is he responsible for South Africa's leadership crisis? 

All the Terrible Things Republicans Used to Say About Nelson Mandela
Reaganites called him a terrorist and a phony
December 06, 2013

Reaganites called him a terrorist and a phony.

What Does a Chinese Political Gaffe Look Like?
Not the same as Joe Biden's
December 05, 2013

Not the same as Joe Biden's

China Doesn't Want You to See This Year's Best Chinese Film
Luckily, I saw it in the U.S.
December 03, 2013

Luckily, you can see it here.

The World Has Barely Noticed This Huge Political Development in Gaza
Hamas may be turning away from violence
November 28, 2013

Hamas may be turning away from violence. 

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