Issues / Democracy & Governance
Iara Lee's "The Suffering Grasses" beautifully captures Syrians explaining their struggle in their own words, giving a place of privilege to those nonviolent activists whose voices have long been buried beneath the rubble.
Is it possible to export the liberal arts to places that restrict civil liberties?
The peace movement has a vital stake in building a movement powerful enough to challenge those who would restrict voting rights or violate civil liberties with racial profiling.
Egypt is a study in contrasts with a fundamentally peaceful people ruled by a military junta.
We are like the British at the end of World War II: desperately trying to shore up an empire that we never needed and can no longer afford, using methods that often resemble those of failed empires of the past.
The vast majority of Egyptians killed since the coup have been unarmed protesters struck down with American-made weapons by soldiers transported in American-made vehicles provided by the American taxpayer.
If Muslim Brotherhood leaders think that this crisis is similar to others in their troubled history, they are badly mistaken.
Washington should refrain from its interventionist instincts and acknowledge that this is a fight for Egyptians.
A look at Egypt's constitutional declaration suggests that the road out of military dictatorship is fraught with peril.
There can no longer be any question that Egypt is once again under the thumb of military authoritarianism.