Issues / Human Rights
They had been on the State Department's watch list, but were further downgraded in this years's Trafficking in Persons report.
Is it just a propaganda tool that affords the U.S. cover under which to continue its role as global policeman?
The carbon trade doesn't just fail to address climate change. In countries like Honduras, it funnels cash to notorious human rights abusers and threatens vital resources.
Is reflexive resistance to intervention in Syria the right reaction by progressives?
From nuclear weapons to unicorns.
George Orwell understood that ignoring obvious horrors for expediency's sake is a roadblock to justice.
Although he could face life in prison for a crime of conscience, Manning must feel at least some relief that his pre-trial confinement has come to an end.
Slovenia has achieved the most economic success among East-Central European states transitioning from communism, Bulgaria the least.
The British government's offer to pay reparations to colonial-era torture victims in Kenya dispels the notion that British colonialism was any better than the rest.
Tales of ostensibly noble efforts to avert catastrophic human suffering have sanitized the complicity of U.S. policy.