Issues / Human Rights
If someone had poisoned New York's water supply and killed 9,000 people, it would have been the most litigated public health disaster of all time. But when it happened in Haiti? Nothing.
Washington Post reporter and Iranian-American Jason Rezaian loved Iran too much to leave.
If Europe and the United States would take a deep breath they would find that they could handle one million refugees.
Under Obama, whistleblowers face a total of 751 months behind bars — compared to 24 months for all other whistleblowers combined since the American Revolution.
In a country with strict anti-abortion laws, pregnancy losses can mean decades behind bars.
Even women who live in countries where abortion is legal often face obstacles to obtaining safe abortions — thanks, in part, to the United States.
The chain of events set into motion by the U.S. invasions of Afghanistan and Iraq is reaching its logical conclusion — the disintegration of multi-ethnic states and a great expulsion of innocents.
The speeches and encyclicals of Pope Francis are almost like the fulfillment of a fantasy for left-leaning individuals everywhere.
Despite risks to domestic politics and local administration, Germany is opening its gates to vast numbers of refugees.
A century ago, this country opened its arms to refugees like my great grandmother. Now our nation of immigrants has become about as welcoming as a desert cactus.