India Is Close to Passing a Draconian Anti-Trans Bill
India's proposed “Prohibition of Rights” bill would set up a two-tired system for trans people to gain legal recognition, and target the poor Hijra trans and intersex community.
A TSAR IS REBORN
Under Putin, Russians Are Taught to Idolize Tyrants
The clean-up of Tsar Ivan’s terrible reputation is part of today’s ideology under Putin, which, to borrow a phrase, is all about Make Russia Great Again.
THE ONE PERCENT SOLUTION
Ghosn the Ghost Spooks Japan’s Prosecutors
When Ghosn declared his love for Nissan, he hit a key note of corporate nostalgia among the Japanese. He also made the top Nissan execs appear dishonorable, ungrateful, and sneaky.
Notorious Italian Fugitive Nabbed in Bolivia with Fake Beard
Left-wing Italian militant Cesare Battisti wanted for four murders in Italy three decades ago was caught after escaping Brazil's new far-right leader.
Rights Group Charges U.S.-Led Coalition With ‘War Crimes’
Thousands of civilians were killed by the U.S.-led coalition's campaign against ISIS. Now Trump's congratulating himself and pulling out without, it seems, a second thought.
The Week in 7 Insane Photos: January 11, 2019
From U.S. workers using machinery to replace the metal sheets of the border to a sinkhole in Moscow, The Daily Beast brings you the best photos of the week.
AT THE RAZOR WIRE’S EDGE
Everything Trump Does Makes the Border Crisis Worse
The most dangerous criminals in Latin America are in government offices and posh suburbs. They don’t walk across the border. The people who do are the ones fleeing them.