Issues / Human Rights
Even Dennis Rodman could have done a better job of facilitating Palestinian-Israeli negotiations than the Americans.
Amid floundering peace talks, Jewish artists, historians, and activists are taking an increasingly critical look at Israel's founding and history.
For years now, evangelical activists from the United States have been speaking out against homosexuality and cheering on antigay legislation all over Africa.
For 60 years, Koreans on both sides of the DMZ have awaited a peace treaty. Instead they've gotten an arms race and political repression.
Despite U.S.-backed violence against them, indigenous communities are fighting back as multinational corporations encroach on their lands.
New books by Ari Shavit and Ilan Pappe offer competing but valuable reexaminations of Israel's history and the future of peace in the Middle East.
A conversation with poet-activist Shailja Patel about art, identity, and Kenya's ICC Witness Project.
In the wake of the Kunming attack, experts expect the Chinese government to crack down hard on Uighurs and anyone sympathetic to them.
An interview with Wang Ping, a poet and activist working to build a sense of kinship between the peoples of the Yangtze and Mississippi River valleys.
U.S. foreign policy is anything but demilitarized. But where the Bush team saw every problem as a nail, the Obama team wields more than just a hammer.