As they rally against a planned military base on Henoko, the people of Okinawa need all the support they can get.
Though the Egyptian military is painting itself as a guardian of stability and democracy, there is ample reason to believe it will bring neither.
As we focus on a particularly appalling human rights problem within its own context, we must remember the old labor slogan that 'an injury to one is an injury to all.'
Since the military coup that toppled the country's elected Muslim Brotherhood government, the message of the many Egyptians we met last year resonates with even greater power.
The removal from office of President Mohammed Morsi portends great excitement but even greater threats to democracy.
The lesson from the streets of Brazil, Turkey, and the Arab world is to avoid underestimating social movements still in their infancy.
Your guide to how the U.S. immigration system affects women differently from men--and how the Senate bill will change it.
Hassan Rouhani's win in Iran's presidential election suggests that neither reformists nor conservatives are pleased with the country's status quo.
Mandela's first visit to the U.S. in 1990s revealed how much America had yet to learn about the anti-apartheid leader who had captured the nation's imagination.
To support women's rights in Egypt, the international community must condemn state violence, support civil society, and work for economic justice.