Both [candidates] are facing off in a campaign that seems more geared toward discrediting opponents than maintaining political decorum.
The coup in Brazil, the peace agreement with the Revolutionary Front in Colombia, and the outbreak of protests on the streets of Venezuela all signal an Orange Spring in Caracas.
This weekend, Tim Kaine was introduced as the vice presidential running mate of Hillary Clinton. His first words were in Spanish: "Bienvenidos a todos. Porque somos Americanos todos." ("Welcome all. Because we're all Americans.") The Virginia senator took several opportunities during his speech to use our language to [Read more]
Americans may well commit the greatest stupidity of their lifetime by electing one of the most stupid politicians the country has ever produced.
The CIA’s record is enough to bring tears to the eye.
Their vague promise is to rebuild a world of yesteryear, a world that in their memory was better than this one, without competition or foreigners.
There's no free lunch, says Uncle Sam. But it seems absurd to me that in Colombia we choose a handful of dollars over the lives of millions of people. Life has no price.
Pierre Omidyar, an Iranian-American and founder of eBay, is a philanthropist who supports the creation of content in the digital world, such as the electronic magazine The Intercept.
The Intercept, which began to be known through the documents published by Edward Snowden, has been winning readership and influence [Read more]
Secretary of the Treasury Jack Lew had announced that the portrait of Alexander Hamilton, who served as the first secretary of the treasury (1789-1795) and established the country’s first bank, would no longer be the face of the $10 bill.* He should have rethought his decision, though, as the musical “Hamilton” [Read more]