When Vasilis Tsartsanis noticed Syrian refugees arriving in his town, he decided to help them, an act of kindness that would change their lives—and his own.
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What if cities carved out spaces where no one—including cops—could carry firearms?
When telecom companies launched an assault on net neutrality, a coalition of advocates fought back with an historic response.
It’s time to imagine how we can shrink the size and scope of police forces, reduce the number of gadgets at cops’ disposal, and constrain law enforcement’s ability to ensnare us.
I appeal to the people of Russia, Europe, and the rest of the world not to stand idly by, but to spread the word and voice their outrage.
Activists are connecting discontent in urban centers with the ancestral resistance of indigenous communities.
Two summits last week on refugees and migrants produced promises of aid and plans for compacts. Now advocates must ensure those states follow through.
A series of short films shows a dysfunctional patchwork of migrant reception centers—and the lives of those forced to navigate it.
Stop and frisk failed in New York City—a lesson that should be heeded by any community considering its adoption.
The country is blazing a trail for transparency in a challenging region. But the law's potential for advancing democracy will depend on citizens' ability to use it.
Mexico's official version of the disappearance of 43 students two years ago has been left profoundly tainted by the widespread use of torture.