The Monroe Doctrine just won’t die

A policy meant to ward off European colonialism has been used to justify much more than that.

The beauty queen who terrifies a dictator

Nicaragua’s bizarre autocratic regime gives the impression it’s in total control. So why does Miss Universe pose such a threat?

Argentina may be undertaking the world’s most radical experiment in populism

Javier Milei declared himself ‘king of a lost world’ — and young voters were among his biggest supporters.

The Ukraine war has no end in sight

Both sides are signaling they won’t accept anything short of total victory.

Stephen Kinzer on Slow Learners Podcast