More than 40 percent of Palestinian males have spent time in Israeli prisons. The schools that operate within are increasingly important.
Grassroots action has backed down the city’s aggressive water shutoffs.
Did you know an elephant can bring in more than $1.6 million during its lifetime—from ecotourism?
Every so often, we witness a period of mass insurgency that seems to defy the accepted rules of politics. If ever there was a time in modern history that exemplified such a moment, it was the second half of 1989.
Hong Kong’s “Occupy Central” movement is neither revolutionary nor subversive: It’s a basic demand for a more responsive and accountable government.
In the evolving global economy, migrants facing virtual indentured servitude abroad—and coming home to debt and social isolation—feels like the new normal.
“We need to expand the civil-rights struggle to a higher level—to the level of human rights.”
Useful as it may be as journalistic shorthand, “mansplaining” is cultural bubblegum in comparison to Solnit’s actual body of work.
The goal is to raise enough money to send 500 treatments for tear gas exposure to support protesters in Ferguson, Mo.
Other tweets from Palestinians pointed out parallels in racial injustice between the two situations.
A guided tour of ways to use your local library to protect your privacy online.