News and Features
Few are asking the hard questions about what security we actually need—and how to keep track of the billions of dollars that the government pours into it.
Remembering the French resistance spy, diplomat, Buchenwald survivor and human rights defender.
The feel-good portrayal of the agency in 'Argo' glosses over its role in previously overthrowing Iran's democratically elected leader.
What does it mean when torture, already the definition of "cruel," becomes usual?
The LGBT Center and a host of high-profile New York City politicians have endorsed open debate of Israel-Palestine—only with ritual support for Israel's policies.
What happens when the media report the crimes of the elite, amid the worst economic crisis in decades? They get threatened—sometimes with their lives.
Two brilliant nominees, The Gatekeepers and 5 Broken Cameras, along with other recent documentaries, have deepened our understanding of the conflict.
Two years after the uprising in Bahrain began, protesters are still dying in the streets as the rest of the world looks the other way.
The president should stem growing tensions with Russia to earn its cooperation in combating terrorism and nuclear proliferation.
How a CIA torture network was turned into the only gulag-free zone on earth.
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- Why Prosecuting Ariel Castro for Murder Won’t Prevent Violence Against Pregnant Women
- The Secret Donors Behind the Center for American Progress and Other Think Tanks
- The First Couple’s Post-Racial Bootstraps Myth
- Hundreds of Non-Union Workers With Taxpayer-Supported Jobs Plan to Strike Today