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Freedom Charter

Who Are the Role Models Since Helen Keller?

Janice S. Lintz | Posted 06.23.2015 | Impact
Janice S. Lintz

South Africa's Freedom Charter was adopted in 1955. The Americans with Disabilities Act was enacted in 1990. The United Kingdom followed five years later with the Disability Discrimination Act. Yet where are all the great leaders championing access for people with hearing loss?

What Do Syrians Want? Q & A on the Syrian Freedom Charter

Danny Postel | Posted 06.09.2015 | World
Danny Postel

The Syrian Freedom Charter is a national unity document based on tens of thousands of face-to-face interviews with Syrians, in every governorate of the country, about what kind of society they want.

Mandela & South Africa: Inspirations for Freedom

Sam Sasan Shoamanesh | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Sam Sasan Shoamanesh

Nelson Mandela's personal life story and moving declarations have resonated with people from all walks of life and in all countries, giving hope wherever oppression reigns.

This Film is an Idiot's Version of Naomi Klein's Masterpiece

Johann Hari | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Johann Hari

Naomi Klein's The Shock Doctrine is one of the most important political books of the past decade. But Michael Winterbottom's "adaptation" for film is garbled and mumbled to the point of meaninglessness.