Articles tagged with human-rights

Sophia Goodfriend

In the high-tech culture of Tel Aviv, military-grade spying on civilians has become just another office job.

Anthony Dworkin

Historian Samuel Moyn contends that efforts to conduct war humanely have only perpetuated it. But the solution must lie in politics, not a sacrifice of human rights.

Faisal Devji

The U.S. occupation of Afghanistan sacrificed politics—the only viable route to peace—for massive corruption and violence.

Abby Minor

Liberalism cannot simply be extended to the uterus. Reproductive justice requires a vision of the social body.

Julian Aguon

The U.S. Department of Defense is ramping up the militarization of Guam. If we hope to withstand the forces of predatory global capitalism, we need to begin articulating alternatives.

Gianpaolo Baiocchi H. Jacob Carlson

The American Jobs Plan mirrors past efforts at affordable housing that contributed to our problems and failed Black Americans. We need to take housing out of the private market.

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Alexis Pauline Gumbs

If many marine mammals are on the verge of extinction, it is not for lack of environmental activism, but because we are entangled in a global financial system that it does not seem possible to transform.

Varavara Rao
Varsha Gandikota-Nellutla

Celebrated Indian poet and activist Varavara Rao is in mortal danger of succumbing to COVID-19 if he is not released from prison.

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Kirsten Weld

The dramatic history of Guatemala’s National Police archive illustrates the crucial role of state archives in protecting democracy.

Liz Theoharis Poor Peoples Campaign
Liz Theoharis

The Trump administration’s sanctions against Iran and cuts to SNAP benefits are two sides of the same war that the rich are waging against the global poor.