September 11, 2020Americas
Interim President Jeanine Áñez’s decision to postpone Bolivia’s election twice has sparked protests, revealing the threat COVID-19 poses to democratic governance worldwide.
May 20, 2020Americas
Brazil's historic move to break with the rest of Latin America on the U.S. embargo of Cuba appears to have yielded few results.
September 25, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential contenders are saying about foreign policy. This week: how Donald Trump and Joe Biden say the United States should deal with Iran.
September 22, 2020United Nations
President Trump's virtual address to the UN General Assembly was shallow, unpersuasive, and exaggerated his domestic and international achievements.
September 18, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what the presidential challengers are saying about foreign policy. This week: Democrats and Republicans see foreign policy very differently.
August 18, 2020International Finance
African Americans are in a financial position to start businesses in Africa, including in Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, and Ghana, and they should.
September 11, 2020Election 2020
Each Friday, I look at what is being said about foreign policy on the campaign trail. This week: For all of its surprises, 2020 is shaping up as a traditional campaign year in one important respect.
September 3, 2020Women and Women's Rights
The Equal Rights Amendment (ERA) is back in the headlines with new ferocity. Following Virginia’s ratification earlier this year, the House of Representatives moved swiftly to grant the amendment a n…
August 26, 2020Immigration and Migration
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program (DACA) is making the news again as the Trump administration continues its efforts to diminish the program. The media has readily portrayed DACA as a policy for Latinx; it is also relevant for Africans.