Japan’s Alternative To Austerity Dogma Is Showing Signs That It’s Working May 20, 2013
Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's economic stimulus policies have put GDP growth numbers far higher than forecasts predicted.
Grassroots Peacebuilding: Palestinian, Israeli Youth Turn To Sports By Martin Michaels
After months of building ramps and a halfpipe, the skate park finally opened in Gaza in April.
Americans Increasingly Travel To Cuba As Tight Restrictions Begin To Loosen By Martin Michaels
A labor delegation heads to Cuba as polls show a majority support ending the Cold War-era embargo on the communist nation.
Wage Theft Is Rampant In NYC’s Fast-Food Industry, Says Report By Martin Michaels
Eighty-four percent of all fast-food workers in New York City reported wage theft.
Somali-American Faces Life In Prison For Donating To Al-Shabaab By Martin Michaels
Her sentencing hearing Thursday in the Minneapolis Federal Court could seal her fate behind bars for the rest of her life.
Abercrombie & Fitch Under Fire For Burning Clothes, Being Exclusionary By Martin Michaels
“In every school there are the cool and popular kids and then there are the not-so cool kids. We go after the cool kids,” said the company's CEO.
Human Rights Defender Disappears In Bahrain: Crackdown On Whistleblowers Continues By Martin Michaels
Strike! Fast-Food Workers in Milwaukee Walk Out As Protests Go National By Martin Michaels
The Milwaukee walkout is the fifth U.S. fast-food workers’ strike in six weeks.
Museum For Fallen Journalists Bans Names Of Palestinian Journalists Killed By IDF By Martin Michaels
Pro-Israeli organizations in the U.S. claim the journalists were Hamas-affiliated "terrorists."
Students, Narratives Clash To Mark Palestinian Nakba In Tel Aviv By Martin Michaels
Palestinian and Jewish students alike demonstrated to commemorate the Nakba, meaning "catastrophe," that ensued following Israel's creation.