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Russia’s mobilization won’t fix its military problems

Why Iranian women are risking everything by burning their hijabs 

The far right is having a moment in Europe. Actually, everywhere.

What Putin’s latest threats mean for the risk of nuclear war

Putin’s nuclear threats and war escalation, explained

The West is testing out a lot of shiny new military tech in Ukraine

Russians believe they can win the war. Here are 3 reasons why.

Biden’s promise to defend Taiwan says a lot about America’s view of China

Here’s what we know about the state of Russia’s military

Why it’s so hard to rewrite a country’s constitution

Can Europe keep supplying Ukraine with weapons?


How Ukraine got the upper hand against Russia

3 takeaways from that Trump judge’s latest order in the Mar-a-Lago case

China is committing genocide. The world has no plan to stop it.

The questions over the queen’s role in Britain’s violent empire, explained by a historian

Ukraine’s surprising counteroffensive forces Russian troops to flee

How King Charles III might rule

The subtle power of Queen Elizabeth II’s reign

Yet another inflation problem

New prime minister, same old battles over Brexit

What can the IAEA do in Zaporizhzhia?

Why Iraq could be approaching another civil war, explained by an expert

Should Russian tourists be held responsible for Putin’s war?

Mikhail Gorbachev and the lonely crusade of changing the system from within

The rise and rise of GiveDirectly

The flooding in Pakistan is a climate catastrophe with political roots

Six months in, how are sanctions impacting Russia’s economy?

Public transit for nine bucks a month? Germany tried it.

Are rap lyrics artistic expressions or confessions? Young Thug and Gunna will soon find out.

How do we know who’s winning in Ukraine?

Everything we actually know about the Moscow car bombing

Severe heat and droughts are wreaking havoc across the globe

Russia is playing a dangerous game with Ukraine’s Zaporizhzhia power plant

What could a nuclear war do to the climate — and humanity?

Salman Rushdie and the enduring risk of political art

No one has been held accountable for the catastrophic Afghanistan withdrawal

Afghanistan’s staggering set of crises, explained

After the latest clash with Israel, Gazans’ struggle continues

New York’s polio crisis, explained

Trading Brittney Griner for the “Merchant of Death”