“More important than the quest for certainty is the quest for clarity.” ~Francois Gautier
Isn’t it funny—and annoying, and brilliant—how often things turn out to be nothing like we thought they would?
Six years ago I was recovering from a breakdown and reacquainting myself with my long dormant artistic side, and I Continue →
Two significant First Amendment cases that have been awaiting the Supreme Court’s reaction for a year are on the way to being settled, with the real prospect that former stars in big-time college football and basketball will get a share of a $60 million fund. Of that, $40 million would be Continue →
Mark P. Lagon, a distinguished scholar of global politics and human rights, and former diplomat, will become president of Freedom House on January 2, 2015, the organization’s Board of Trustees announced today. Lagon is Chair for Global Politics and Security at Georgetown University’s Master of Science in Foreign Service Program, Continue →
Watching Russia’s worrying trajectory under President Vladimir Putin, many foreign observers ask how a leader who is so apparently driving his country towards the abyss can remain so popular. The answer is simple: Putin’s supporters — a hefty majority of Russians — do not see the danger ahead, says Maxim Continue →
The Center for International Media Assistance and the Latin America and Caribbean program at the National Endowment for Democracy invite you to a discussion with Catalina Botero. The Special Rapporteur for Freedom of Expression at the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights at the Organization of American States, Catalina will address Continue →