Issues / Human Rights
Phyllis Bennis discusses the multiplying crises on the ground across the Middle East, including developments inside Palestine, between the U.S. and Israel, and within the U.S. Jewish community.
Two Israeli soldiers were killed yesterday in retaliation for the killing of six Hezbollah fighters, including a son of a revered leader and an Iranian general.
No matter who wins the election next month or whatever military force is raised and thrown against Boko Haram in the future, it is likely that the insurgency will continue.
"It's a rather shocking level of authorization to go to war anywhere in the world for as long as you want, against whoever you say, without any checks and balances," she says.
After the Paris massacre, European governments should resist narratives of civilizational conflict and push for a ceasefire in the Syrian war.
Does anyone — ever — deserve to be harassed, hounded, or murdered for expressing an opinion, however egregious?
From Thomas Piketty to Black Lives Matter, inequality remains a top issue for Americans. Here’s a roundup of the top 5 inequality moments of 2014.
Port truck drivers are denied the very same employment rights that workers in the first Gilded Age fought so hard to achieve.
Thousands of legal U.S. immigrants are stuck choosing between living here with their spouses or staying behind and pursuing their careers.
In a move opposed by the United States and Israel, Palestinian leaders have submitted a request to join the International Criminal Court and sign over a dozen other international treaties.