Issues / Human Rights
A personal post on the similarities with which a progressive experiences libertarianism and atheism.
All eyes are on North Korea after Kim Jong Il's death. But the real changes are taking place in the South.
The Syrian opposition can't seem to decide whether or not it wants the West to intercede.
Millions of people have thronged the streets of cities all over the world this last year to protest the influence of money on power--the corruption in Mubarak's Egypt and Ben Ali's Tunisia, the malign effects of Wall Street and other financial institutions, the power elite in Russia.
The images conjured up sordid memories of decades ago. Two young people laying dead on the ground, shot to death while heavily-armed state policemen were breaking up a public protest.
South Korean parliamentarian Kim Geun-Tae was a soft-spoken man dedicated to reunification of the Koreas.
Israel is now treating Israeli Jews as it does Palestinians.
Highlighting foreign policy and defense stories that beggar credulity to the utmost.
North African Jewry constitutes one of the great cultural traditions of all time.
Presidential candidates are praising it. Former administration officials are defending it. Will the United States backtrack on torture?