Issues / Human Rights
Contrary to the stated aspirations of Washington hawks, the Iraq War has dealt a body blow to the many Middle Eastern activists working for democracy and peace. On these grounds alone, the war has been an unmitigated disaster.
The cluster bombs endangering civilians in southern Lebanon were "Made in the U.S.A.".
There is hope for achieving social and economic justice with the persistence of activism and global solidarity.
If the United States cared so much about democracy in Iraq, why has it acted more like an occupying force in restricting the self-determination of Iraqi citizens?
With its investments in Africa, China is going where no other investors dare. But, Akwe Amosu asks, will this investment lift all African boats or only the luxury yachts?
The military promised to rid Thailand of corruption. So far, all the coup leaders have done is rid the country of democracy.
If we all had Lt. Watada's courage, we could finally facilitate an end to the Iraq War.
Plans to hand land over to the U.S. military meet with resistance.
Voting can no longer be a civic duty exercised every few years. We must now vote 365 days a year, telling our leaders that they won't wait another election cycle to sink the country further into the Iraq War's quagmire.
2007 marks the 200th anniversary of the end of the trans-Atlantic slave trade but modern-day forms of slavery are devastating lives throughout much of the African world.