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Africa: 2020 Country Reports on Human Rights Practices

April 1, 2021
The annual Country Reports on Human Rights Practices – the Human Rights Reports – cover internationally recognized individual, civil, political, and worker rights, as set forth in the Universal Declaration of Human Rights and other international agreements. The U.S. Department of State submits reports on all countries receiving assistance and all United Nations member states

On January 6th, the U.S. Became a Foreign Country – BillMoyers.com

March 18, 2021
This article originally appeared on TomDispatch.com. Just about everyone was shocked by what happened at the Capitol building on January 6th. But as a former soldier in America’s forever wars, horrifying as the scenes were, I also found what happened strangely familiar, almost inevitable. I thought that, if only we had taken our country’s imperial

Namibia: Elevated Measures Set to Address Poaching in the Country – Minister

February 4, 2021
The Ministry of Environment, Forestry and Tourism (MEFT) has said that more resources have been allocated to fighting poaching with the aid of more government agencies, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and international development partners as they jump on board in efforts to stop poaching. Environment, Forestry and Tourism Minister Hon Pohamba Shifeta revealed this on Thursday

Obama on ’60 Minutes’ tells Trump to ‘put country first,’ concede

November 16, 2020
Former President Barack Obama urged President Trump to put the country first and concede the election to Joe Biden during a “60 Minutes” interview that aired Sunday night. “My advice to President Trump is, if you want at this late stage in the game to be remembered as somebody who put country first, it’s time for

As early voting winds down across the country, voters are more determined to cast ballots than ever

November 1, 2020
This little PSA, coming in at exactly 60 seconds, reminds us of why each of our votes is needed. Brian wants you to know that it’s safe to vote in his Florida precinct. In Clay, New York—a suburb of Syracuse—so many people have early voted, they were already out of the beloved “I Voted” stickers

In Kalamazoo, Old High School Classmates Reckon With a Divided Country

October 17, 2020
Chris Kooi is, on paper, the kind of voter who helped Mr. Trump win Michigan in 2016: white, non-college educated, late-Gen Xer, male. In 2003, he moved from Kalamazoo to a rural county 20 miles east, the sort of place where Mr. Trump ran up the numbers. Keep up with Election 2020 Like many people,