The Refugee Crisis: Out of the Spotlight

HPR writers weigh in on the underreported issues facing refugees the world over.

Patrick McClanahan, Marie Becker, Audrey Sheehy, Kieren Kresevic, Akshaya Annapragada, Pedro Farias, Catherine Zheng and Kevin Gordon | October 17, 2016

Why the United States Needs a New Progressive Movement

We can look back to the Progressive Era of the early 20th century for lessons in creating a new progressive movement to transform politics.

Derek Paulhus | October 14, 2016

In the Shadow of Chavismo

Rather than addressing an economy in free fall, the Venezuelan government of Nicolas Maduro is focused on quelling discontent.

Alisha Ukani | October 12, 2016

The American Dichotomy: Private and Public Language in the 2016 Presidential Race

We must pay attention to words as if our democracy depends on them—because it does.

Stefan Petrovic | October 9, 2016

“Narcos” and Reality: Interview with Juan Pablo Escobar

"I am sure of one thing: if I did the same exact thing that Netflix does with my father’s image, I would be killed, do not doubt it for a second..."

Humberto Juárez Rocha | October 9, 2016

A Departure from Truth

On both sides of the Atlantic, a distrust of expert opinion and intellectualism is the new normal.

Saffron Huang | October 9, 2016