We have an obligation to listen—then report with nuance, attention and scrutiny.
"Citizenfour" director Laura Poitras has taken the U.S. government to task through her work as a filmmaker, and, unsurprisingly, she's gotten a direct message about how that's gone over with the powers that be in Washington. (Hint: not well.)
In this video titled "10 Hours of Walking in NYC as a Woman," we get to bear witness to what it's like for a young woman to get from A to B, and why sometimes a compliment feels like harassment.
Naji Mansour's life was turned upside down when he refused to become an informant for the FBI. After being detained, repeatedly interrogated and ultimately forced into exile and separated from his children for years, he began recording his telephone conversations with bureau agents.
The Brazilian city becomes
the third at least the fourth worldwide (after Mexico City, Tokyo and Cairo) to mandate female-only cars during rush hour--to guard against gropers and harassment. But many consider the law a major step backward for women's rights.
(thanks to reader Hilary Tate for the correction)