For Nadine Gordimer in 1983, the arts in South Africa were simply “the sum of various states of alienation.”
American military and corporate power have triumphed over all rivals—so why does the United States still struggle to impose its will on the world?
Zeid Ra’ad Zeid al-Hussein’s predecessor, Navi Pillay, drew attention to human rights violations across the globe. Will Zeid do the same?
Tens of thousands have fled in the wake of ongoing fighting between government forces and pro-Russian rebels in the Donetsk and Lugansk regions.
A new investigation by The Intercept reveals how racist anti-Muslim neocons are driving the nation’s law enforcement agenda.
Writers defend the tactic of boycott, divestment, and sanctions.
President Barack Obama made a big deal of turning the page on Bush-era “interrogration techniques,” but how much has really changed?
President Obama is showing little concern for international law, and none at all for Washington’s historic responsibility in Central America.
Convulsions of violent conflict from Iraq to Nigeria to Ukraine are all being fueled by the same thing—fuel.
Despite the president’s promise to cut funding to discredited HIV and pregnancy prevention programs, taxpayer dollars are still bankrolling anti-gay, anti-choice conservative religious groups.