November 6, 2017
History records that when Mahatma Gandhi raised a handful of salt in 1930, he shook the mighty British Empire. But history, as we know it,...
Poetry
April 20, 2016
After a period of escalating political violence in Burundi, rebels attacked several army bases near Bujumbura on December 11th, 2015...
blog
March 9, 2016
Human rights groups have condemned the murder of the environmental rights activist Berta Cáceres and called for the government of Honduras...
Opinion
February 22, 2016
During the 1980s, Mohammad Afzal Guru dropped out of his medical degree program and crossed over the Line of Control into Pakistan-...
Opinion
December 16, 2015
Gandhi famously quipped that when a woman can walk without fear on a midnight street, India would have truly achieved independence. In the...
Art
October 12, 2015
I spent the majority of my summer in Los Angeles. New to the city as I was, I had no idea of what to expect besides the ominous presence of...
Opinion
August 27, 2015
“Crawling on our knees so as to gain the sympathy of official Western quarters will do nothing to diminish our alienation from the world."...
Conversations
July 23, 2015
Quintan Ana Wikswo has carved out a space of artistic living unlike anyone else. Her work bleeds into multiple disciplines, from fiction to...
Opinion
May 29, 2015
Patrick Meier’s book, Digital Humanitarians: How Big Data is Changing the Face of Humanitarian Response , begins with an impressive seven...