Issues / Human Rights
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.
Hannah Gais holds that Islam is just a handy tool that militants use to battle oppression.
Amazingly, Cambodia's transition out of rule by the Khmer Rouge, its long civil war, and its descent into electoral authoritarianism have all been guided by one man. A new book looks at his legacy.