February 7, 2017
Betsy Devos has been confirmed as Secretary of Education by the U.S. Senate. Her nomination was the most bitterly contested of Donald Trump...
Opinion
September 23, 2016
As President Obama headed to the U.N. headquarters in New York yesterday, his last planned visit in his current capacity as head of state,...
Conversations
July 26, 2016
Nurit Peled-Elhanan is an Israeli academic, activist, and a laureate of the Sakharov Prize for Human Rights and the Freedom of Thought...
Reportage
April 18, 2016
Graffiti on the walls of a high school in Afghanistan’s Achin district, some 10km from the Pakistani border, reads: “Islamic Governorate of...
Opinion
December 16, 2015
“ Waan u maaleynayaa, markaad dhameysey hadalkaaga guumaysiga ku sabsan ayaad dib u noqon kartaa qabyaaladda soomaaliyeed iwm." (“I would...
blog
September 21, 2015
“The next step is to reject the tyranny’s discourse.” John Berger When news broke of a high school freshman in Irving, Texas—a Sudanese-...
Opinion
September 16, 2015
World renowned author Ngũgĩ wa Thiong'o observed that “Children are the future of any society [and that] if you want to know the future of...
blog
July 24, 2015
The first official face-to-face talks between the representatives of the Government of Afghanistan (GoA) and Tehrik-e Taliban Afghanistan (...
Conversations
September 26, 2014
Foreword Ken Bugul, Wolof for “one who is unwanted,” is the penname of Mariètou Mbaye Biléoma. Born in 1947 in Ndoucoumane, Senegal, Bugul...