When I caught up with Manjushree Thapa in Kathmandu, some five months after meeting her for the first time in Toronto, we were accosted by a young man who asked for her autograph.
Journalist Muntader al-Zaidi, the shoe thrower of Baghdad, has given us all a Christmas present in the form of a new way to react to rage and conflict, one that's symbolic and non-violent.
As a child, Michael Ignatieff probably wouldn't have sounded unreasonable saying he wanted to be prime minister when he grew up.
While the Nobels recognize lifetime achievements, and Sweden is a paragon among progressive, social democracies, there is another side to Sweden and the Nobels that warrants a closer look.
The U.S. National Lawyers Guild is calling on Barack Obama to shut down the detention centre on the day he takes office.
Asad Ismi describes how Western exploitation of the natural resources of Congo has fueled the deadliest conflict since World War II.
Saying no to war isn’t that easy. When you’ve got a pile of debt from your student loans, it’s hard to refuse when military recruiters dangle a “solution” to your problems.