"Queen in 'The Favourite'"
Yang Hengjun's punishment will be commuted to life in prison if he passes a probationary period. But the espionage accusations against him are highly spurious.
The author discusses how cryptocurrencies are helping people like her build the Africa—and the world—they want.
Author Magatte Wade discusses how cryptocurrencies are helping people like her build the Africa—and the world—they want.
Instead of looking like a future president, Newsom comes off as just another small man in a big office.
The justifications for backing Israel's struggle also apply in spades to Ukraine's.
"During the visit, Biden could have refrained from deep public embraces of Modi or from emphasizing India's democracy. He chose to do neither," says Michael Kugelman.
The new law dictates a life sentence for anyone caught having gay sex and the death penalty for anyone convicted of "aggravated homosexuality."
The authors of The Individualists talk Rand, Friedman, Hayek, Rothbard, and the "struggle for the soul" of the libertarian movement.
The economic historian and Magatte Wade, Alex Gladstein, Mohamad Machine-Chian, Tony Woodlief, and Tom Palmer are challenging authoritarians everywhere.
Opponents of the proposed reforms are right that unlimited majority rule is a recipe for tyranny.
Politicians in Syria, Turkey, and the United States are getting in the way of relief efforts.
"I pray wherever I go, inside my head, for the people around me," said one priest. "How can it be a crime for a priest to pray?"
Report author: “The COVID-19 pandemic was a catastrophe for human freedom.”
On Thursday, the South Carolina Supreme Court began hearing arguments in a case that could see the state's attempt to execute inmates by electrocution or firing squad declared unconstitutional.
By consenting to Qatar's illiberal policies for residents and guests alike, FIFA has further besmirched its already tainted reputation.
Thousands of people from Bangladesh, India, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka have died while working on enormous infrastructure projects in the lead-up to the 2022 FIFA World Cup.
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We can condemn the actions of Moscow without forfeiting the right to point out missteps in Kyiv.
U.S. officials want to reset relations with Saudi Arabia and Israel amid rising gas prices and new security challenges
Taking this step is both a moral imperative, and the right way to advance US economic and strategic interests.
President Nayib Bukele is using brutal tools to solve a problem driven partly by U.S. immigration policy.
Activist Fadi Elsalameen says U.S. aid doesn’t help Palestinians because of corruption. They need monetary freedom.
Protesters aren’t intimidated by Putin’s threat of imprisonment for dissent.
"I think the Chinese government actually takes a lot of pleasure knowing that they can actually strong-arm individuals and companies into capitulation to its own political ideology."
Their immigration struggles are indicative of broader issues in America’s refugee and asylum infrastructure.
The grandmaster and human rights activist talks about the lessons the world—especially American democratic socialists—must remember three decades after communism's collapse.
30 years after the collapse of the Soviet Union, its greatest—and last—chess champion reflects on the awful system that produced him.
For decades, Western apologists downplayed the horrific consequences of China’s reproductive restrictions..
There is no other way to prevent the games from becoming a propaganda showcase for a brutally oppressive regime.
"It's an escape hatch from tyranny," writes the Human Rights Foundation's Alex Gladstein. "It's nothing less than freedom money."
If governments stand in the way of vaccine production and distribution for the world market, the costs will be high in lives and in wealth.
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Neither does Portland. But the fact that the violence is continuous and seems to be escalating is cause for concern.
The legislation cuts lots of red tape surrounding the visa process.
Protesters in many countries may find themselves facing down state forces with extralegal powers and a muzzled press.
The city's overzealous commission has ordered the company to stop selling dolls some said were racial caricatures.