The United States wants to spread democratic values around the world. It can start by cleaning up its own act at home.
What prevents Indians from addressing the environmental damages inflicted by Diwali? Is it that the public is simply ignorant about the threats to their own health and safety?
Between the incredible shrinking anti-Islamic State coalition and a childish, churlish war of words against America's steadfast ally, Israel, the boys and girls on Obama's national security staff are certainly doing their best to help...Show More Summary
Israel has closed the Al Aqsa mosque. Lesson for us all? Religious rights - however regulated - cannot be sustained without political rights. Arguing for religious rights without pursuing political rights is hypocrisy - on all sides....Show More Summary
(OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso) — President Blaise Compaore stepped down Friday after 27 years in power following a wave of protests against his rule. He said elections for a new leader will be held in 90 days. The announcement, read out on state television, was a sharp about-face from Thursday when Compaore vowed to hold power…
For the second year in a row, Global Voices mentored a team of fellows from the Melton Foundation on blogging, social media research and how to amplify under-represented stories online.
David Schaefer Security, China "China is forecast to become the global hub of drone production over the next decade, with the Chinese Government as the main buyer." In November of every other year, aviation experts descend on the Chinese city of Zhuhai for a rare look at the future of China's air power. Show More Summary
Recent advances north of Baghdad part of offensive to retake country's biggest oil refinery from ISIL fighters.
At least five people killed and 15 wounded outside crowded bus station in northeastern city of Gombe.
The Washington Post has the answer. It devotes an article to Moody’s assessment of the financial situation of the U.S. government. Most people probably know of Moody’s as one of the credit rating agencies that were paid tens of millions of dollars to rate mortgage backed securities as investment grade during the housing bubble years. [...]
President Blaise Compaore reportedly resigns and leaves capital Ouagadougou after violent protests against his rule.
In September, the administration said the Khorasan Group was about to attack America. But the terrorist group seems to have fallen off the radar.
Hell hath no fury like a woman scorned—especially one in an arranged marriage in which her husband has rejected her. An Indian bride filed charges in Bangalore this month, claiming that not only was her husband cheating on her, but that he violated a colonial-era law that bans "carnal...
It is a well-established principle that public universities are bound by the First Amendment. You might not know this from talking to students who are speaking out for Palestinian rights. In the past eight months, Radhika Sainath has given 15 know-your-rights workshops to students from nearly 70 different universities. Show More Summary
The United Nations has warned that foreign jihadists are swarming into the twin conflicts in Iraq and Syria on “an unprecedented scale” and from countries that had not previously contributed combatants to global terrorism. A report by...Show More Summary
“We were fighting ISIS with rifles, and it was fighting us with heavy machine guns”
U.S. stock index futures rallied on Friday alongside most markets globally after the Bank of Japan significantly ramped up its stimulus program just days after the U.S. Federal Reserve wound down its own package of economic incentives. Show More Summary
Written by Turkish political analyst / blogger, Gürkan Özturan: Activists and young intellectuals from across Europe came from all directions and gathered in the heart of Europe, at a centuries-old castle near Berlin, Schloss Wartin, for the #FixEurope Autumn Campus. European Alternatives, who organized the meeting, set up the agenda to discuss problems that Europe faces [...]