FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, the United States this week submitted a human rights report to the U.N. Human Rights Council. The report singled out such failures such as high unemployment, hate crimes, poverty, and discrimination against minorities, gays, and lesbians.
September 8, International Literacy Day, was created in the mid-1960s to highlight this basic lack and to stress the importance of literacy worldwide.
Antonio “Toño” Zúñiga, a young man who worked as a street vendor in Mexico City, was abducted by police and accused of a murder he didn’t commit. He was held without charge, and there was no physical evidence connecting him to the crime. He had no link to the victim, and no motive. Witnesses could
!Women Art Revolution is a film by Lynn Hershman Leeson that traces the creation of the Feminist Art Movement from its very beginnings in the 1970s to the present day. It’s been selected to the Toronto Film Festival documentary lineup and will have its international premiere on September 12. But you don’t have to travel
THE FAMILIES OF THE DISAPPEARED endure a unique struggle to keep the memory of a loved alive along with a search for justice. Helping in that process is Karin Orr, who this past summer worked as the Advocacy Project Peace Fellow for the Peruvian Forensic Anthropology Team (EPAF). Orr took part in The Humanitarian Project,
OUT MY WINDOW IS A 360-DEGREE DOCUMENTARY offering a glimpse into the lives of highrise residents in 13 cities around the world. All you need is a drag-on-the-mouse or a press of the right/left arrows and you’re twirling around another space, another city, and looking out another window than your own. This is panorama-technology put
“We got a story to tell—a good story. And it’s about time the rest of America find out.” –Sen. Daniel Inouye, fmr. chairman of the Senate Committee on Indian Affairs THE HISTORY OF THE NATIVE AMERICAN is a story of people decimated by a campaign of federally-directed genocide and cultural repression. This tragic history is