Issues / Human Rights
Early on at the U.S. Social Forum, I was struck by the disjuncture between the huge ambition of the assembly and the limitations of the conference's agenda and slate of decentralized workshops.
These contemporary poems in defense of global human rights give voice to the dead, the dying, and the degraded.
Massive retaliation by Israel against Palestine is a lose-lose strategy.
The G8 is reneging on humanitarian aid pledges to Africa while U.S. military aid to Africa swells.
In the aftermath of the violence in Kyrgyzstan this summer, women are again coming together for common action.
Sri Lankan minister perverts the concept of a hunger strike.
The world still extracts resources from Congo, and the Congolese still don't get the benefits.
A renewed engagement with the ICC suggests that the Obama administration is interested in shaping international law while remaining immune to prosecution under the very laws it helps develop.
In the face of sanctions, defectors with nuclear secrets, and a liberalized officer corps, how long can Burma's junta hold out?
Learning what actually transpired during Israel's attack on the Gaza Flotilla was apparently of little interest to the majority of congress which signed a letter in its defense.