Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Emergency relief supplies destined for West Africa. (Credit: Heart to Heart International/cc/flickr)
The west African countries of Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone account for nearly all infections and deaths.
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Major media organizations have levied a federal lawsuit to force Arizona to...
Jon Queally, staff writer
After more than four decades as a journalist working in the public interest, Bill Moyers might soon be "signing-off" but he still has wisdom to offer. (Image: Moyers & Company)
In late September, veteran journalist and public television host Bill Moyers,...


A florid and unlikely morality play has been unfurling this week in New York City, where the Metropolitan Opera is staging “The Death of Klinghoffer." Based on the 1985 murder by Palestinian terrorists of an elderly Jew on a hijacked ship, the opera has sparked furious charges by right-wing Zionists that it is "wildly anti-Semitic"; supporters argue the work is an "anguished meditation on two paralysed and drowning peoples" - one that portrays Palestinians as "human," no more or less.