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Hong Kong Democracy

Jeff Danziger | Posted 12.16.2014 | Politics
Jeff Danziger


What Ferguson and the Middle East Really Have in Common

Danielle Higgins | Posted 10.19.2014 | Media
Danielle Higgins

Ferguson and the Middle East do have one striking commonality, but it has less to do with armored vehicles in the streets than with the way in which the media assigns culpability to black and brown bodies for the violence perpetrated against them.

Washington and the Egyptian Tragedy

Stephen Zunes | Posted 10.22.2013 | World
Stephen Zunes

The vast majority of Egyptians killed since the coup have been unarmed protesters who were struck down with American-made weapons by soldiers transported in American-made vehicles provided by the American taxpayer.

Egypt Crackdown

Jeff Danziger | Posted 10.15.2013 | World
Jeff Danziger


The 'Menace' of Social Media

Freedom House | Posted 08.13.2013 | World
Freedom House

by Shannon Coyne Senior Program Associate, Internet Freedom Turkish prime minister Recep Tayyip Erdoğan responded last week to the burgeoning protes...

Police To Liberty City 'Thugs': 'This Isn't The Wild West'

The Huffington Post | Amanda McCorquodale | Posted 03.13.2012 | Miami

Miami police are in the midst of an undercover crackdown on crime in the public housing project Liberty Square in the hopes of deterring violent crime...

China's Worldview Imperative: Don't Rock Our Boat

Tom Doctoroff | Posted 07.31.2011 | World
Tom Doctoroff

Everything that registers on China's international -- and, for that matter, domestic -- radar does so because it, directly or indirectly, impacts stability.

Mubarak Cracks Down

Jeff Danziger | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Jeff Danziger


One U.S. Corporation's Role in Egypt's Brutal Crackdown

Timothy Karr | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Timothy Karr

The companies that profit from sales of Internet spying technology need to be held to a higher standard. One in particular is an American firm that sold Telecom Egypt "real-time traffic intelligence" equipment.

Gift Card Crackdown By Feds Aims To Protect Consumers

AP | JEANNINE AVERSA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON — The Federal Reserve on Monday proposed new rules to protect consumers from unexpected costs or restrictions on gift cards. More than...

The Guest is God's Friend: The Detention of Iason Athanasiadis in Iran

Sandy Tolan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sandy Tolan

Iason's detention is part a pattern of arrests and detentions of foreign reporters and Iranians working for Western news agencies.

House Condemns Tehran Crackdown On Protesters

AP | ROBERT BURNS and ANNE FLAHERTY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

WASHINGTON — The Obama administration on Friday stuck to a measured response to the uprising in Iran over a disputed presidential election, even...

Attorneys Hold 'Know Your Rights' Training for Democratic Convention

Colorado Confidential | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Colorado Confidential

In response to news that Denver police have been stocking up on security equipment, local attorneys are training protesters in anticipation of clashes at the Democratic National Convention to be held there in August.

Bush Signals No Penalties For Musharraf Crackdown

New York Times | MARK MAZZETTI | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

President Bush on Monday urged Gen. Pervez Musharraf, the Pakistani president, to hold elections and give up his army post "as soon as possible," but ...