Sports fans enjoy watching sports. How much does politics impact that?
The pandemic is having serious effects in the region, and they will persist for some time.
Not surprisingly, Chelsea Manning is headed back to jail for her refusal to answer questions before a Federal Grand Jury investigating Julian Assange and Wikileaks.
Chelsea Manning, who was being held in jail for refusing to comply with a Grand Jury subpoena, was released yesterday but it’s likely to only be a temporary freedom.
The Wikileaks founder has been detained by London authorities after 7 years hiding in Ecuador’s embassy.
The situation in Venezuela entered a new stage yesterday as opposition leader Juan Guaidó claimed the nation’s Presidency.
A filing in an unrelated case has apparently revealed the existence of a sealed indictment against Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.
The seeds of the current peace deal date back to 2007-2008 (plus some longer-term background notes).
Thanks largely to a series of court decisions, same-sex marriage is effectively legal in all of Mexico.
The sixth year of a presidency leads to some predictable commentary (and some comparative notes).
After success in Scotland, it may be time to consider allowing at least some teenagers to vote.
For the first time, Edward Snowden is talking to the American media.
Without a deal of some kind, it’s quite likely that Edward Snowden will remain beyond the reach of U.S. law enforcement or some time to come.
Focusing on Edward Snowden is largely a waste of time.
Despite an extradition request from the United States, Edward Snowden left Hong Kong overnight on a flight to Moscow and parts unknown.
There are factions of the American right that really need to understand this.
Another step in the ongoing diplomatic showdown over the founder of Wikileaks.
The world is starting to denounce the crackdown in Syria, but the reaction seems unlikely to go much beyond strongly worded statements.