Category: Human Rights

Detained Immigrants Go on Strike

The labor action against $1 a day pay and work conditions is taking place at two facilities in California operated by the GEO Group, one of the largest for-profit prison companies in the U.S., Alejandra Quintero reports. 

Young Americans Who Go Hungry

The authors’ survey shows a significant portion of Gen Z – 30 percent  – has relied on free groceries from a pantry, church or other charity.

Killing Children in ‘Self Defense’

Nobody can tell you how many children have been killed by drone strikes or “targeted” missiles and bombings in Afghanistan, Pakistan, Syria, Iraq, Lebanon, Somalia, Yemen or Libya, writes Craig Murray.

The Rise of Christian Nationalism

Abortion became just one potent weapon in the arsenal of a movement, years in the making, that is ready to flex its power in ever larger and more audacious ways, writes Liz Theoharis.

JOHN KIRIAKOU: The Whistleblower Crackdown

National Whistleblower Week is a call to action on behalf of Julian Assange, who marks a new extreme in a series of legal reprisals that have gotten more draconian since Kiriakou’s own national-security case in 2012.