The Gunman

by John Feffer Every era has its representative figure. The Neolithic era had the Farmer. The avatar of the Middle Ages was the Monk, bent over an illuminated manuscript. For the period before and after 1492, the Explorer captured the… Continue Reading  

Iran and #BlackLivesMatter

by Muhammad Fraser-Rahim As Iran continues to emerge from the shadows as a result of the recent nuclear deal that lifted sanctions and provided access to tens of billions of dollars of investment and consumer goods, a quiet and steady “urban”… Continue Reading  

Your Tax Dollars Are Enabling Police Brutality in Egypt

by Chris Toensing Ever since the Black Lives Matter movement exploded into the headlines, violence by American police officers has come under fire from activists and ordinary citizens alike. Less discussed, however, is how the U.S. government winks at the… Continue Reading