Issues / Human Rights
Whistleblowers and protesters play a key role in ensuring accountability. But ultimately, democratic systems should be built to ensure institutional accountability.
The flurry of favors the president did for Bibi could constrain U.S. policy — and hurt people in the region — for years to come.
Israel’s two leading parties spent the campaign jostling over who can carry out war crimes against Palestinians more aggressively.
A court ruling against colonial exploitation could threaten a strategic U.S. military base in the Indian Ocean. Indigenous advocates say it's about time.
[Satire] UN: "We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways."
U.S. taxpayer funds are bankrolling the worsening human rights crisis in the Philippines. Movements are rising to shut that aid off.
Civil society groups are doing the hard work of recovery, but it's fossil fuel companies and rich countries that need to step up.
In a democracy, shouldn’t we be using peacetime laws to constrain us during war, rather than wartime laws to constrain us during (relative) peace?
Islamic extremism gets all the press, but Trump is just one of a growing number of Christian extremists in positions of political power.
With the hard right running left and the center-left abdicating, Euroskeptics could accelerate a continent-wide crisis.