Africa

The Wave of Popular Uprisings Has Washed Beyond the Middle East

From Zimbabwe to Madison, popular movements are looking for their own “trigger elements.”

South Sudan Votes to Secede--Now What?

Check out Farid Farid’s Colorlines essay asking just that question, at the voting’s outset.

Hoping for Peace as South Sudan Set to be World's Newest Country

After the euphoria of independence, the real struggle is to make sure things don’t fall apart

Pat Robertson's Zimbabwe Incursion

The U.S. religious right’s movement to export hate continues growing.

FIFA's World Cup Having a Ball With Child Labor

South Africa is the center of world this week, kicking off the

first-ever World Cup Games on the African continent. But as the cameras

pan across green fields and lavish festivities, labor activists are

keeping their eye on the ball.

According to a report on soccer ball manufacturing from the

International Labor Rights Forum (ILRF), more than a decade since the

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