Rights

Nadia Prupis, staff writer
Amnesty International released a free program on Wednesday that scans computers for surveillance software that is often used by governments to spy on journalists, human rights lawyers, political organizers, and other activists—technology that has been discovered to be in use in countries around the world. "Governments are increasingly using...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
"When it comes to racially lopsided arrests, the most remarkable thing about Ferguson, Mo., might be just how ordinary it is," notes Brad Health for USA Today. (Photo: Mike Licht / Flickr)
Ferguson, Missouri has become a flashpoint of anger and resistance to police...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Just hours before President Barack Obama's expected announcement on immigration...

Further...

With U.S. corporate interests revved up to plunder ever more fossil fuel, NASA has released a stunning new look at how carbon dioxide in the atmosphere - the deadly result of all that plunder - travels around the globe. Called a “Nature Run,” the high resolution visualization, launched at a supercomputing conference, shows massive red plumes of carbon dioxide swirling and churning with the winds and seasons. Mesmerizing. Terrifying.