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How the Rest of the World Sees the Trump Candidacy

Mary Buffett | Posted 03.22.2016 | Politics
Mary Buffett

Trump's political campaign has devolved into a freak show that demonstrates our worst selves on the global stage. We also have to remember that the whole world (not just Americans) is watching. I get calls and emails from overseas wondering if Americans have lost their collective minds.

Punitive Psychiatry Making a Comeback in Russia?

Innokenty (Kes) Grekov | Posted 12.24.2012 | World
Innokenty (Kes) Grekov

By now, it seems that everyone has heard of the Russian female punk collective Pussy Riot. Yet the band's prosecution is but an episode in Russia's ongoing misuse of antiextremism laws directed against dissenting voices.

Germany's Far Right Uses Internet To Spread Propoganda

Deutsche Welle | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

The number of right-wing extremist websites in Germany is rising, with a group charged with youth protection warning that the internet has become the ...

Sixth Roma, Maria Balogh, Killed In Hungarian Racial Violence

Huffington Post | Ami Cholia | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

A sixth victim was found murdered in what is believed to be a spate of attacks on members of Hungary's large Roma community, BBC reports. The woman, ...

Neo-Nazism in Russia Was A Sure Sign of Things to Come in Georgia

Phillip Martin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Phillip Martin

The danger in Russia is not the revival of an expansionist communist state, it is the ideology of growing ultra-nationalism that has found expression in Neo-Nazism.