Issues / Human Rights
It would be a mistake to yearn for undisputed U.S. "leadership," or for U.S.-led military alliances. A better alternative is global governance.
The Syrian government has just confirmed the deaths of hundreds of detainees. Why?
In Pakistan, the police killing of a Pashtun social media star stirred a popular uprising for democracy and demilitarization.
If Trump's aggressive style and populist impulses have encouraged his political soulmates abroad, they've also provoked a backlash in defense of democratic norms.
From the Muslim Ban to family separations, the U.S. is cruelly restricting refugees from conflicts it helped create.
In one Pakistani province, it took just 544 voters to choose a chief minister. But 80,000 minorities there may not get a single representative.
On the eve of the 20th anniversary of its establishment, the International Criminal Court needs to up its game.
The disastrous impacts of Hurricane Maria were made by inequalities of race, income, and access to U.S. political power.
Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.
Don't wait for the next massacre to start calling out the more insidious violence Palestinians suffer every day.