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Freedom Fighters

The Dangers of Providing Military Support to the Free Syrian Army

Daniel Wagner | Posted 08.14.2013 | World
Daniel Wagner

The issues surrounding political change in Syria are multifaceted and much more intricate than is being reported in the western media, yet the conflict continues to be painted in simplistic black and white terms.

Voices of Courage

BJ Gallagher | Posted 05.25.2011 | Books
BJ Gallagher

With courage on such abundant display lately, I was curious to see what book publishers had to offer in the way of courage. I'm happy to report that I found three terrific volumes.

Stopping Future Terrorist Attacks

Alan Singer | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York
Alan Singer

In February, Najibullah Zazi, a 25-year-old immigrant to the United States from Afghanistan, pleaded guilty to plotting a terrorist attack on the New ...

From Mississippi To Mullholland: Must See Art At The Skirball

HuffPost | Ellen C. Caldwell | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

In 1961, the "Freedom Fighters" banned together in Jackson, Mississippi to demonstrate against state segregation laws -- and for doing so, 328 people ...

Karen Independence Movement: Seven Decades Of Futility? (Pt. 2)

Russ Wellen | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Russ Wellen

The Karens actually arrived in Burma before the Burmans, but in the sixteenth century, the Burmans conquered most of Burma and proceeded to impose their will on the ethnics.

Breach Of Peace: The Freedom Riders Who Got Us to Denver

Bob Vanderet | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Bob Vanderet

It is the pictures in the book that are most moving, mugshots of the freedom fighters as they were booked into Southern jails for the "crime" of race-mixing, for associating on an equal basis with humans who happen to have a different skin color.