Issues / Human Rights
Blogging from Istanbul, American Shadid King Bolsen incites Islamist extremist violence in Egypt.
It's tempting to call ISIS "medieval" murderers. But from mass murder to drone strikes, atrocity is very much a part of our modern experience.
The right-wing pro-Israel lobby AIPAC is slowly losing its bipartisan appeal. Here's why that's a good thing.
The Polish Catholic church spans the spectrum from socialism to restricting abortions.
Ahead of elections later this year, the state once dubbed "Europe's Last Dictatorship" is launching a fierce new crackdown on journalists and human rights defenders.
Over 35,000 Eritrean refugees live in Israel today. Dubbed a "cancer" by right-wing politicians, just four have been granted asylum.
Nearly 100 percent of the murders in Honduras' second city go unsolved. Community development, not militarization, is the answer.
Meet six heroes who defied the military and the CIA to defy and expose America's illegal torture program.
Some claim Western colonization constituted a kind of golden age for once colonial countries.
Even a superpower can’t maintain dominance in every domain and also effectively address big-ticket items like climate change.