The federal government has been equipping planes with monitoring devices for some time. But how far will law enforcement agencies go in order to watch citizens?
Nonracism is a “moral stance, an entire code for living your life and dealing with all the injustice in the world by not doing a damn thing,” says author Marlon James.
With press report after press report documenting how big business stiffs millions of its consumers and workers, why is it that more of these victims do not externalize some of their inner agonies by channeling them into civic outrage?
A new report from the Center for Reproductive Rights also reveals that 47 bills aimed at shutting down abortion clinics or making it extremely difficult for women to obtain abortion services were passed in 2015.
The leader of the New York City Commission on Human Rights is driven by both a zeal for the public good and personal passion. She is on a mission to give a voice to the voiceless.
A powerful new video featuring dozens of artists and activists, including Lauryn Hill and Alice Walker, draws comparisons between blacks' and Palestinians' struggles for justice.
The United Nations Sustainable Development Goals program sets a series of “ambitious targets” for the U.N.’s 193 member states, related to poverty, equality and ending climate change. Saudi Arabia is insisting the organization remove LGBT rights from the agenda, saying they are “counter to Islamic law.”
James Yates and William Smith Jr. were Rowan County's first same-sex couple to be granted a license to wed since the U.S. Supreme Court legalized such marriages. It was the sixth time they had tried to obtain a marriage license, finally succeeding the day after County Clerk Kim Davis was sent to jail for refusing to issue the licenses.
"In treating needy refugees like invaders," writes journalist Robert Fisk, Europe may be losing its compassion, which he describes as "the one victory [it] learned from the Second World War."