A U.S. federal court has struck down a state congressional map for being too partisan. A cutting-edge method for measuring gerrymandering’s effects helps explain why.
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This year’s International Right to Know Day was a reminder that despite the progress that’s been made, far too many people still don’t know the basic information they need to keep themselves and their loved ones healthy.
Central Asia’s long history of foreign and domestic repression is well known. Less appreciated, but just as important, is the on-the-ground progress happening across the region every day by civil society activists.
Photojournalist Ed Kashi documents a deadly epidemic of kidney disease affecting sugarcane workers in Central America.
We need to persuade members of the UN General Assembly that development targets should involve not just access to education, healthcare, clean water, and other vital services, but also access to justice.
Sometimes the simplest tools still work best. For Ugandans unaware of their health rights, radio remains a critical avenue for information.
When reporting on health, does the need to be a part of a growing and popular conversation outweigh the risk of giving air time to bad science?
U.S. proposals for the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a free trade agreement, could compromise access to medicines and learning materials and limit internet speech throughout the Asia-Pacific region.
Weekly news digest produced by the Information Program. This week’s top story is about the Indian government’s decision to block hundreds of websites for fear they are inciting racial hatred.
For the millions with hepatitis C who can’t afford to pay for expensive medicines, lifesaving treatment remains a right denied. If treatment activists have anything to say about it, that won’t be true for long.
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