Issues / Human Rights
The banality of President Trump’s evil has infected huge swaths of the electorate as well as the federal government. Can it be treated?
A Pentagon plan for "semiautonomous" nuclear devices in Iraq, U.S. state media calling George Soros a "nonbelieving Jew," and other headlines you may have missed last year.
Here are a few illuminating and emotionally resonant pieces by real Iranians on life under sanctions, the brutality of war, and the recent crisis.
As we spiral toward a confrontation between the U.S. and Iran, it’s worth reflecting on the failures to rein in U.S. aggression along the way.
Foreign policy should prioritize the needs of ordinary civilians and civil society — and wars of choice should always be off the table.
A Southern Mexico community remembers Mariano Abarca, who gave his life fighting mining companies, with a celebration of resistance.
Ecuador was only the latest indicator of what’s possible when indigenous movements exercise their power. It also showed what’s at stake.
Here's what a progressive trade agenda that actually protects people and planet would actually look like.
Impeachment may be necessary, even noble. Yet we don’t need to merely restore our political order — we need to overturn it.
Despite the dashed hopes of the early 2010s, social movements are still winning important fights — and building a framework for human survival.