Posts Tagged: Civil Society
Progressive legislators can help Zimbabwe embrace African-led solutions to poverty and corruption that put people ahead of corporations.
Despite a generally abysmal human rights record, North Korea has shown improvement in one specific area: disability rights.
Progressive Jewish groups are rising to criticize the Israeli occupation and fight fundamentalism in both Israel and the West.
Diamond-rich Botswana avoided the dreaded resource curse and established a prosperous, stable democracy. But political turmoil has begun to roil the traditionally placid society.
A tribunal this year uncovered grave violations against the human, economic, and cultural rights of Filipinos by Washington and their own leaders.
Even as the U.S. and Europe reach out to Belarus amid tensions with Russia, the country is resurrecting controversial Soviet-era policies.
Under increasing pressure from Moscow, Russia's civil society activists are fleeing the country in alarming numbers.
When it came to power in Poland, Solidarity liquidated all the citizens’ committees, which were composed of everyone from workers to university professors.
Some international NGOs promote universal norms and values while others advance the interests of governments. Is it possible to create space for one kind without the other?
A long-term alternative to war can only be built by popular movements in Iraq and Syria. These movements still matter, and they deserve our solidarity — not our bombs.