Malia Akela Tong

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Bernie Sanders Is Winning Feminists, Even at Hillary Clinton’s Alma Mater

On the morning of her 22nd birthday, Wellesley College student Hannah Lindow woke up under a framed TIME magazine cover of Hillary Clinton, opened …

The Uncondemned: the heartbreaking story behind the first conviction of rape as a war crime

The Uncondemned to reveal secret witnesses in first conviction of war rape Film-maker Michele Mitchell mourns death of ‘creative soulmate’ Nick Louvel<p>It’s a long way from Rwanda to the Hamptons, in every sense. But on Friday afternoon the two will be connected when a pack of underdogs finally get …

Africa

The Zika Virus Is a Matter of Reproductive Injustice

The governments of many Latin American and Caribbean countries are responding to outbreaks of the Zika virus that appear to be linked to high rates …

Summary executions, torture, makeshift courts in Syria: UN reveals horrific details

Parties to the Syrian conflict, including anti-government armed groups, as well as Al-Nusra Front and Islamic State, have committed "serious …

U.N. Probe Details 'Massive and Systematized Violence' Against Detainees in Syria

U.N. investigators say they have collected evidence of widespread torture and execution of detainees by the regime of Bashar Assad and several …

‘Practically free’ university is changing lives

While cleaning the bathroom of a home in the west end of Toronto, a young Filipino nanny tuned into a TED Talk that would change the course of her life’s journey.<p>Working full-time as the live-in caregiver of two children, Ivah Camille Baban makes a habit of listening to podcasts while she cleans. …

Do Americans Prefer a "Democracy" or a "Republic"?

On December 1 Democratic presidential front-runner Hillary Clinton spoke about voting laws at an event recognizing the 60th anniversary of the Montgomery Bus Boycott. She argued that "the right to vote is so fundamental to our democracy." One day later, Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio …