Class-war fantasies are a hot new genre on the big and small screen. They might be amping up Donald Trump-mania.
The food giant's unsuccessful effort to beat back a lawsuit may have been part of an effort to avoid fully facing up to ties to child slavery, critics suggest.
Reports that huge sums of investment money have flowed out of countries with emerging markets suggest that countries once billed as "stars of the post-crash economy are now waning."
Thailand’s junta leader, Prayuth Chan-ocha, who toppled the government of Yingluck Shinawatra in a coup last May, told reporters Wednesday that he will “probably just execute” any journalist who does not “report the truth.”
Using terror to silence people is a method that gets results in Thailand. I have noticed that the medicine given in order to create fear is of different strengths depending on one’s social position.
When I read the statistics on Americans and Britons that approve of torture, a scene comes back to me. I remember a man I met 20 years ago, not in my native Latin America or in faraway lands where torture is endemic, but in the extremely English town of Berwick-upon-Tweed.
In country after country, the hallmarks of democracy are being dangerously subverted and co-opted by powerful elites.
The United States warned Thursday that it was reconsidering cooperation with ally Thailand after a military coup, which Secretary of State John Kerry denounced as having "no justification."
Hours after supporters of Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra promised to take on protesters shutting down parts of Bangkok, a bomb detonated near a demonstration site in a busy shopping district Sunday, killing two people and wounding at least 22.
An estimated 100,000 protesters shut down Bangkok's commercial district Monday.