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21 September 2016
"We need to let them know they cannot in the name of profits do this to the people, the water, the land, and to the future generations."
16 September 2016
US presidential candidate Donald Trump made a short visit to Mexico’s capital last month for a private meeting with President Enrique Peña claiming a high cost for the president.
4 September 2016
3 September 2016
Why should we still care about civil rights leader Marcus Garvey? Florida-based Jamaican author Geoffrey Philp explains Garvey's relevance, and why black lives have always mattered, through his new novel.
"...I support the #BlackLivesMatter movement....not because my life or anyone else’s life matters less. It’s because I can’t unsee what I’ve seen. I can’t erase history..."
27 August 2016
"This program is trying help push us to make sure we’re not just coming out and often looking at things very simplistically or paternally..."
25 August 2016
From rape victims to democratic party donors, WikiLeaks' latest data dumps demonstrate a disturbing trend of publishing the personal information of private individuals.
10 August 2016
The fact that Iran remains for westerners an exotic and mysterious land whose "complex history" requires "untangling" by experts, puts serious limits on the possibilities for genuine engagement.
7 August 2016
Puerto Ricans work, love, live and struggle daily to resist not only the Zika virus, but something much more devastating: more than a century of colonialism and its many consequences.
4 August 2016
31 July 2016
30 July 2016
RuNet Echo asked more than a dozen leading RuNet voices to offer their interpretations of why most RuNet users seem not to care about allegations that Moscow hacked the DNC.
A recent report highlights transgender human rights abuses in Mexico, and how the US immigration system has made accessing asylum particularly difficult.
28 July 2016
Tehran threatens to ban all Apple products, if the company doesn't set up a local office, and experts say it's to weaken US sanctions now restricting investment flows into Iran.
27 July 2016
The news that the owners of a number of pro-Trump websites are Macedonians from the little town of Veles came as a surprise to many.
20 July 2016
Ayatollah Khomeini Died 27 Years Ago, But a Trump Advisor Still Wants Him to Condemn Last Week's Attack in Nice
Appearing on Fox News, Flynn said, “I want the Imam, or Khomeini, to stand up and be counted and to talk about this radical form of ideology in their bloodstream."
16 July 2016
Mercy Krua is a Liberian refugee who lives in Boston. Her son was also a Liberian refugee. But he decided to move back to Liberia and make his life there.
15 July 2016
"On my way home, I tweeted: 'Police have cordoned off the Philippines embassy in Beijing in anticipation of protests. No sign of protests yet.'"
10 July 2016
Advocates say as many as 15,000 people who were adopted from abroad but never naturalized are waiting for legislation that would give them the chance to get documented too.