by Von Diaz on August 6 2013, 1:40PM
Sixty inmates Guantánamo Bay remain on hunger strike after six months, leading celebrities to speak out in protest.
by Aura Bogado on June 19 2013, 11:53AM
Hundreds of people are protesting Brazil’s neglect of basic public infrastructure.
by Jorge Rivas on April 19 2013, 4:03PM
The anti-gay obsession in the landlocked southern African nation of Zambia is worsening its HIV epidemic.
by Imara Jones on April 5 2013, 9:51AM
The continent may have entered a new phase in its history. How? By focusing on healthy people and local investment.
In honor of the Nigerian “Things Fall Apart” author who died last week, scholar-activists Adeline Koh and Roopika Risam capture the power—and joy—of Chinua Achebe in a new comic strip.
by Aura Bogado on January 23 2013, 9:20AM
The Attawapiskat First Nation chief and Idle No More movement have put Natives under the spotlight in Canada—begging larger questions for the U.S., too.
by Jorge Rivas on January 11 2013, 1:40PM
The Media Co-op compiled a list of events that include protests, flash mobs and teach-ins in an interactive map that spans the globe.
by Seth Freed Wessler on November 30 2012, 9:19AM
Musician Mike Ladd and jazz pianist and composer Vijay Iyer explore the emotional toll of war on veterans of color.
by Jorge Rivas on November 27 2012, 3:22PM
Walmart has admitted some of its products were made at the Bangladesh garment factory where a weekend fire killed at least 112 people.
by Jorge Rivas on November 26 2012, 4:00PM
More than 100 people died Saturday and Sunday in a fire at a garment factory outside Dhaka, Bangladesh.
by Jorge Rivas on November 6 2012, 10:48AM
A BBC World Service opinion poll has found sharply higher overseas approval ratings for US President Barack Obama than Republican challenger Mitt Romney.
by Jorge Rivas on October 30 2012, 10:14AM
Almost three years after an earthquake devastated Haiti, the country now faces another threat after Hurricane Sandy.
by Julianne Hing on October 12 2012, 3:50PM
Someone send a copy to Pamela Geller.
by Jorge Rivas on August 24 2012, 1:53PM
Pe’ Sla is an area in the Black Hills of South Dakota (just west of Rapid City, South Dakota, United States) that is considered by the Lakota Sioux people to be the Center and heart of everything that is.
by Jamilah King on August 1 2012, 9:15AM
Who were those “independent” Olympic athletes at the opening ceremonies? They’re stateless, and they reveal just how capricious borders can be.