Issues / Human Rights
Gross National Happiness, which had its origins in Bhutan, has caught on with political scientists.
Syrian military photographer Caesar, who documented the dead bodies, exhibited a moral courage beyond the ken of most of us.
Washington is one of the most active players in Syria's civil war, but it's accepted effectively 0 percent of the conflict's refugees.
The best way to ensure that U.S. troops won't bomb any more civilian targets in Afghanistan is for President Obama to pull them out.
If someone had poisoned New York's water supply and killed 9,000 people, it would have been the most litigated public health disaster of all time. But when it happened in Haiti? Nothing.
Washington Post reporter and Iranian-American Jason Rezaian loved Iran too much to leave.
If Europe and the United States would take a deep breath they would find that they could handle one million refugees.
Under Obama, whistleblowers face a total of 751 months behind bars — compared to 24 months for all other whistleblowers combined since the American Revolution.
In a country with strict anti-abortion laws, pregnancy losses can mean decades behind bars.
Even women who live in countries where abortion is legal often face obstacles to obtaining safe abortions — thanks, in part, to the United States.