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While Americans Slept in 2019, Uprisings Reshaped Iraq, Lebanon, Sudan, and Algeria

All four of these popular revolts caused a sitting prime minister or president to step down.

Juan Cole ·

Governments Beware: People Are Rising Up All Over the World

Free-market capitalism has proved time and again to be a failure. The promised riches are distributed far too unequally, and for most they never transpire.

Sonali Kolhatkar ·

How to Read a Broken Body: Literature in an Era of Endless War

"I'm never going to be well. I still have pain."

Nick Turse ·

Sudan's Pro-Democracy Opposition Urges 'Total Civil Disobedience' After Soldiers Massacre 35 People at Peaceful Sit-In

"This is a critical point in our revolution. The military council has chosen escalation and confrontation…Now the situation is us or them; there is no other way."

Julia Conley, staff writer ·

Trump’s Policies Are Harming Refugees Worldwide

His administration’s near-ban on refugee admissions is having a destructive domino effect in front-line countries

Bill Frelick ·

How Women Are Leading the Sudanese Revolution

"Women are front, left, and center of the revolution."

Romy Haber ·

Following Report on Saudi Use of Child Soldiers in Yemen, Anti-War Voices Offer This Reminder: American Tax Dollars 'Help Pay for It'

"Children paid to kill children. This is how our 'ally,' Saudi Arabia, wages its disgusting war in Yemen."

Jake Johnson, staff writer ·

'Fueled by Hate': Trump Signs Order on Border Wall, Sanctuary Cities

President hits ground running with xenophobic national security measures; also reviewing keeping Guantánamo Bay open, reinstating CIA 'black sites'

Nadia Prupis, staff writer ·

A Perpetual Killing Field in the Worst Place on Earth

Death and life in the South Sudan's lost town of Leer

Nick Turse ·