By naming an anti-trans activist as USAID adviser, the president delivers a "slap in the face" to the LGBT community.
Iran is a paragon of human rights, democracy and social liberty compared with some of our Middle Eastern allies. But our policymakers aren’t letting that sway them.
Some see a covert U.S. policy—under both Obama and Trump—to keep the war going and then, one day, to "pick up the remnants."
Amy Goodman and Juan González of Democracy Now! and reporter Chris Woods examine recent attacks across the Middle East and the lack of mainstream media coverage. Amy Goodman and Juan González of Democracy Now! and reporter Chris Woods examine recent attacks across the Middle East and the lack of mainstream media coverage.
Liberal elites' obsession with Donald Trump as their bête noir masks an enduring complicity in putting both him and his predecessor in the White House.
Far from the soaring hope evident in his first inaugural address, Obama's final speech as president was filled with cautions regarding partisanship, racism and growing inequality.
Despite his foreign minister's advice, the Russian president says he will not hit back at the United States for expelling his country's diplomats and imposing new sanctions.
Benjamin Netanyahu and his Cabinet members are trying to punch above their weight. The Israeli prime minister wants to punish the United Nations, and apparently even the United States.
YouTube, Facebook, Twitter and Microsoft have announced they will create a database—accessible by only the four companies—that shares "online terrorist content" deleted from their respective sites.