Iran is better known for its religious conservatism than its history of women's rights. But although it might not be obvious to outsiders, the feminist movement in the country has a rich and varied history.
And yes, even the rich ought to worry about the way they are taking an ever-increasing share of society's wealth and income, according to a weighty new analysis of inequality in the richest, developed
In what the European Commission has called the world’s worst refugee crisis since WWII, hundreds of thousands of people are fleeing the Middle East and North Africa in search of a better life in Europe.
For more than five years, the determined group of young people has demanded that University of Chicago Medicine open a trauma center on the South Side. They marched through the streets with makeshift They
African Americans are American citizens who are coming under fire. This cannot, in all conscience, be allowed to continue. White Americans must bear witness to the deaths and desecration of black lives.
The regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad has been so brutal on its citizens that many have been pushed to flee the country or join up with extremist groups, including ISIS and the Nusra Front, al-Qaeda's
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As a people, Americans have a short attention span. As a nation, it has a short memory. But its attitudes about refugees and migrants today are inextricably bound up with our beliefs and behaviors in past—which