Issues / Human Rights
John Dinges on Cuba-US relations: "I'm optimistic". An interview with John Dinges on Cuba-US relations. Originally in Spanish, with English translation from IPS.
Bland’s death drives home the ever present dangers of being black in a culture of normalized anti-blackness.
Nobody should lose out on a good education because of a bad experience.
The government should stop locking up nonviolent drug offenders for decades.
Parties linked to Spain's "Occupy" movement now lead governments in the country's three largest cities — and they're already ruffling feathers.
A new book from the Transnational Institute (TNI) includes the article "The Pacific Rim - Oceana Gold Case against El Salvador; impunity and violations of human rights, democracy and human rights", written by IPS Associate Fellow Manuel Perez-Rocha
It shouldn’t have taken 150 years and the deaths of nine innocent churchgoers for Southern states to renounce the Confederate flag.
The Supreme Court’s affirmation of the right to marry and its rainbow-striped afterglow unleashed conservative tantrums.
Relentless racism and a powerful anti-gun control lobby make for a deadly combination.
Reflections on Charleston, racism, and justice from a progressive person of faith