Newly Declassified Documents Outline America's Bloody History in Argentina
U.S. government archives narrate the human rights abuses committed by Argentina's military junta, often with the assistance of the American government.
How the Cambodian Government Is Trying to Chill the Push for Fair Elections
Prime minister Hun Sen wants it both ways: He wants to claim a democratic mantle but doesn't want to deal with the pesky competition that comes with a genuine election.
The Germ Theory of Democracy, Dictatorship, and Your Cherished Beliefs
Is culture just a side effect of the struggle to avoid disease?
The Dictator’s Learning Curve: David and Goliath Tales for Our Times
William J. Dobson's The Dictator's Learning Curve is an invaluable look at how strongmen hold onto power, and continue to repress their people—but it's also a primer for how to chuck those dictators out.