Issues / Human Rights
Chuck Hagel's paeans to "political reform" in the Gulf must have sounded strange to political prisoners in repressive Bahrain, where he delivered his remarks.
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.
If Sunnis had been attacking Western targets in large numbers instead of Shia Muslims, it might be a different story.
While feigning outrage at worker abuse in Bangladesh, the U.S. government has been quietly supporting the same sweatshop factories used by Wal-Mart and the Gap.
2013 had its fair share of bad news, but it was also a year of extraordinary activism.
A meditation on history and the long arc of justice.
Our top pieces from 2013 touch on nearly corner of the world.
Hungary’s inequality is manifested in education, health care, transportation, and ― prejudice against Roma.
Show George W. Bush some love.
Though Western leaders now lionize Nelson Mandela, the only leaders who stood up for his struggle when it counted were those most demonized by the West.