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Politically Motivated Crimes In Germany: The Story Behind The Numbers

Cas Mudde | Posted 08.10.2016 | World
Cas Mudde

Germany is one of the few countries in the world that has a very effective and transparent registration of politically motivated crimes. Sadly, this often leads to the impression that such crimes are more common in Germany than in other countries.

5 Challenges Visitors Face in Brazil

Malte Zeeck | Posted 07.22.2016 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

According to estimates from the International Olympic Committee, 480,000 fans are expected to flock to Brazil this summer as the Olympic torch is lit for the very first time in this country, and the survey results suggest that there are a few things foreigners should keep in mind during their stay.

Why I Feel More American Living Overseas

Kathleen Peddicord | Posted 06.23.2016 | Fifty
Kathleen Peddicord

'Do I feel more or less American living overseas?' I get this question a lot. I've been living outside the States for 18 years, and, to answer the question I'm so often asked, I've never felt more American than I do today.

Pope Francis's Timely Reminders on Terrorism, Refugees, and Child Sexual Abuse

Halim Shebaya | Posted 10.05.2016 | Religion
Halim Shebaya

A few words from Pope Francis' visit to the US should be seen as timely reminders on three very contentious issues in the world today. I believe they are worth highlighting in view of the impassioned views they evoke in national and international news coverage.

Open Letter to the Immigrant

Erdika Wirengjurit | Posted 09.06.2016 | World
Erdika Wirengjurit

Dear Sisters; Dear Brothers, Your reasons to cross the lands and seas to come to us may be justified for security reasons, economical reasons or sim...

6 Things Foreigners Hate About the US

Thrillist | Posted 09.27.2014 | Travel

For as awesome as America is, you have to admit that to an outsider it can seem like one confusing country of gun-owning football fans who shop at Walmart.

Here Today, Gone Tomorrow: HIV-Positive Deportations

Marten Weber | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Marten Weber

You think that's fiction? Think again. This happens every day on this planet. According to UNAIDS, there are still 49 countries (50 if you include Taiwan) that impose restrictions on the entry, stay, and residence of people living with HIV based on their HIV status.

U.S. Still Lacks Reliable System For Tracking Foreign Visitors On Expired Visas

New York Times | JAMES C. McKINLEY Jr. and JULIA PRESTON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

Eight years after the Sept. 11 terrorist attacks and despite repeated mandates from Congress, the United States still has no reliable system for verif...