Black Youth and Elusive Freedom

Black Youth and Elusive Freedom

As I weep over the death of America’s black men, I remember my brother’s struggle for his freedom against unnecessary police searches.

Morsi’s Last Chance

Morsi’s Last Chance

Egypt is rapidly approaching its most acute political and economic crisis since the 2011 revolution that swept dictator Hosni Mubarak from power.

PHOTO: Human Rights Activism in Bahrain

PHOTO: Human Rights Activism in Bahrain

An anti-government protester flashes a victory sign in front of riot police during an anti-government rally demanding the release of human rights activist Abdulhadi al-Khawaja, in Manama, Bahrain.

Occupy Wall Street, 1979 Edition

Before there were hashtags, 32 years ago, more than a thousand protesters tried to shut Wall Street down for a day.

Bolivia After the Storm

At the end of December, the first popular uprising in the region against a government of the left took place in Bolivia.

The Taiwan that Roared

For all the vibrancy of Taiwanese politics and the high performance of Taiwan’s economy, the island is something of an embarrassment to the international community. Taiwan looks like a state. It acts like a state. But only two dozen other countries recognize Taiwan as a state.

A Modest Proposal

When the Bush administration tried earlier to push through a comprehensive immigration reform bill, anti-immigrant groups unleashed a grassroots protest over the proposed amnesty measures and helped to defeat the bill.