Issues / Human Rights
There will be no peace if underlying grievances aren’t addressed, militaries victimize local populations, and states fail to provide basic services.
Closed borders and ICE raids mean crowded detention centers and camps, which is always inhumane. In a pandemic, it’s a global public health threat.
U.S. sanctions have gutted Iran's economy and health system. In a pandemic, that's a global public health threat.
Withdrawing even some of the U.S. troops, planes, drones and bombers from Afghanistan will reduce the killing.
India is tilting toward fascism with U.S. backing. That’s not just dangerous for Indians — Americans should beware, too.
Under its pro-Trump secretary general, a politicized OAS has botched electoral missions across the hemisphere — and even precipitated a coup.
Democratic candidates offer a wide range of foreign policy views. These won’t decide the election, but they could have a huge post-Trump impact.
China’s rapid growth has reduced poverty and produced prosperity -- as well as skyrocketing inequality, ecological catastrophe, and dangerous financial bubbles.
Americans were taught to associate “socialism” with dictatorship and “capitalism” with democracy. Are those days over?
A look at Sicily, where political restrictions on immigration are taking their toll on local residents as well as immigrants.