With journalist Barrett Brown behind bars, his case echoes those before him, haunting the United States with serious questions and doubts with how the current administration defines freedom of the press and national security.
The United States has had its fair share of success with equal marriage rights, but with recent Alabama lawmakers and the Supreme Court fighting over what is “right” and constitutional, this could reach its final resting place in 2015.
The Trans-Pacific Partnership is a wide ranging trade agreement currently being negotiated between 12 state parties, largely in secret. If passed, it will both extend copyright restrictions, as well as institute severe penalties for infringement.
Conan O’Brien made history on Thursday, February 12th by being the first US TV host to film and broadcast from Cuba. Could this mark the end of the media blackout that has plagued US-Cuba relations for over fifty years?
In the last ten months, over 5,300 people have been killed in the Ukrainian war. The bilateral ceasefire—established by the first Minsk Protocol signed on September 2014 between Ukraine, Russia, and pro-Russian separatist leaders under the auspices of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE)—has not been respected
Last month marked the 42nd anniversary of Roe V. Wade, a Supreme Court decision that granted legal access to abortion. Since the dawn of the 21st century, pro-life activists and right-wing campaigners have formed coalitions with state bureaucracies in attempts to close the door that the lawmakers of 1973 opened for us.
Looking down upon planet Earth, its paper-thin atmosphere, humongous mountain ranges, and vast oceans reduced to wrappings on a sphere hanging in the void often cause a fundamental cognitive shift for astronauts in space.