Issues / Human Rights
Mandela's first visit to the U.S. in 1990s revealed how much America had yet to learn about the anti-apartheid leader who had captured the nation's imagination.
"Public school reform is more than just a civil rights issue. It is a blueprint for control of resources in urban communities." -Junius Williams
To support women's rights in Egypt, the international community must condemn state violence, support civil society, and work for economic justice.
When not being shooed off the courthouse steps by police, the crowd sang "God Bless America" and "Goin' to the Chapel."
The military justice system needs a 21st century wake-up call.
The former East Germany's Stasi used similar justifications as the U.S. for total surveillance.
They had been on the State Department's watch list, but were further downgraded in this years's Trafficking in Persons report.
The Supreme Court overturned a mandate that certain organizations receiving HIV/AIDS funding state their opposition to prostitution.
Our reproductive rights are still in danger.
Corporate execs at firms like Booz Allen have a vested self-interest in pumping up demand for their snooping services.