The threat of death and increased government vigilance have triggered fear and self-censorship, discouraging journalists from speaking out against corruption. The recent murder of a journalist is a disturbing reminder of the risks faced by those who dare to report misconduct. As trepidation accompanies journalists in Mexico, an important pillar of democracy further disintegrates.
Despite the fact that Myanmar, a state in Southeast Asia, is led by a Nobel Peace Prize winner, it remains the site of an ongoing genocide against the Rohingya people.
Given the current political spotlight which continues to draw attention to election fraud via the Russia probe, it is essential that we lend equal attention to voter manipulation from within the U.S.
Approaching climate negotiations in terms of its consequences to U.S. business is the strategy of both the Trump administration and the companies in favor of the Paris agreement.
Exploiting Claims of Exploitation? Amsterdam’s Controversial New ‘Clean’ Model for Empowering Sex Workers
Amsterdam opens a brothel allegedly run by sex workers in their latest attempt to improve the sex industry.
Leaders like Prime Minister Bettel and First Gentleman Destenay are still pioneers as LGBTQ+ persons openly occupying positions of power worldwide. The treatment and visibility of individuals expressing a diversity of gender identities and sexualities vary widely across states. Particularly this month, it is imperative to recognize the progress that still must be made to guarantee the mental and physical health, safety, and justice accorded to LGBTQ+ individuals both in the United States and across the globe.
In evaluating the lawfulness of Trump’s proposed Muslim ban, Yates instructed the Department of Justice not to defend President Trump’s executive order on immigration. Just hours later, she was fired.
As tensions rise due to President Trump’s political agenda and his administration’s actions, we take a look back on the state of police reform, the progress it has made, and the obstacles it faces today.
At the stroke of midnight, on Nov. 8, 2016, the world’s largest democracy – India – had nearly 86% of its banknotes in circulation demonetized by the government.
Without a doubt, Trump made the decision to fire Comey based off of his own interest in hindering the Russia probe. The rejection of a commitment to anything beyond himself may be the force pushing Trump closer and closer to impeachment.