#Current events

  • Article: Ugandan Politician and Activist Imprisoned by Military, Allegedly Tortured
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    Ugandan Politician and Activist Imprisoned by Military, Allegedly Tortured

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 21, 2018

    Bobi Wine is a champion of human rights and the poor. Read more

  • Article: Logic Made a Powerful Statement About Immigration at the VMAs
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    Logic Made a Powerful Statement About Immigration at the VMAs

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 21, 2018

    “We Are All Human Beings.” Read more

  • Article: Poverty Still Crushes Greece as Financial Bailout Comes to Close
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    Poverty Still Crushes Greece as Financial Bailout Comes to Close

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 20, 2018

    “I wake up in the morning to a nightmare.” Read more

  • Article: Texas Inmate's Suicide Highlights Need to End Cash Bail, Advocates Say
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    Texas Inmate's Suicide Highlights Need to End Cash Bail, Advocates Say

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 20, 2018

    Cash bail has enormous consequences for people living in poverty. Read more

  • Article: Australian NGOs Demand That Government Ends Detention of Refugee Children
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    Australian NGOs Demand That Government Ends Detention of Refugee Children

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 20, 2018

    “The clock is ticking.” Read more

  • Article: Monsoons, Baby Turtles, and Meteors: 14 Stunning Photos From Around the World This Week
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    Monsoons, Baby Turtles, and Meteors: 14 Stunning Photos From Around the World This Week

    By Olivia Kestin  and  Sophie Maes|Aug. 17, 2018

    These powerful images capture everything from refugees to meteor showers. Read more

  • Article: Hundreds Die as Kerala, India, Faces Worst Floods in a Century
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    Hundreds Die as Kerala, India, Faces Worst Floods in a Century

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 17, 2018

    "I opened the door and water gushed in.” Read more

  • Article: Thailand Wants to End the Hot Potato Game of Global Waste
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    Thailand Wants to End the Hot Potato Game of Global Waste

    By Joe McCarthy|Aug. 17, 2018

    Few countries want to deal with hazardous and hard-to-recycle forms of waste. Read more