Phyllis Bennis says the war in Syria is being fought by outside powers to the last Syrian
It shouldn’t have taken 150 years and the deaths of nine innocent churchgoers for Southern states to renounce the Confederate flag.
By righting a 150-year-old wrong, re-enactors aim to help remedy long untreated ills at the root of today’s #BlackLivesMatter movement
Obama’s decision to arm the Syrian rebels will likely escalate the conflict and torpedo any possibility for a political solution.
Let’s resist the temptation to intervene in Syria. This time, let’s say ‘lesson learned.’
Sierra Leone may be slowly transcending its ethnic-based politics, but poverty remains an omnipresent threat to its development and democracy.
War semantics are not just semantics.
Once loosed, the dogs of war range where they will.
Some eras are more corrupt than others.
Maybe racial discrimination will truly fade someday, but don’t count on it for now.
The prospect of a new civil war looms on the Ivoirian horizon.
VOA’s Vincent Makori talks to Emira Woods, of the Institute for Policy Studies, on the developments in Ivory Coast.VOA’s Vincent Makori talks to Emira Woods, of the Institute for Policy Studies, on the developments in Ivory Coast.
A young nation, ravaged by war, invented new ways of creating economic opportunities and protections–at least for one segment of its citizens.
Events celebrating secession are effectively glorifying the South’s defense of slavery and the white supremacist doctrine that underpinned it.