Issues / Human Rights
Corporate malfeasance saps the African continent of billions in badly needed funds each year — and the U.S. is a top destination.
By demanding that certain material needs are so essential for human flourishing that they must be guaranteed to all, these rights directly challenge the logic of market fundamentalism.
New debates, especially on the national security state, bring new vibrancy to our civic life. In death, even flawed politicians can do us that final service.
The targeting of immigrants is intimately linked to a long record of labor repression and civil liberties violations — which eventually target the native-born, too.
The Trump administration once celebrated WikiLeaks. Now it wants to prosecute Julian Assange simply for publishing things it doesn't like. That's a threat to all journalists.
Colonial-era "criminal defamation laws" in countries like India are being wielded against women who hold abusers accountable. But women aren’t standing down.
Republicans can only win by racial gerrymandering and voter suppression. And Trump can only win by using fear and racism.
There is simply no plausible way to ignore the fact that Trump's language validated the Pittsburgh shooter's paranoid worldview.
Trump’s threats to shut down the southern border would hurt the interconnected communities along it.
Brazil is on the verge of electing a Duterte-style fascist. What can the left do?