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Trump’s first month

I’m giving the floor this newsletter to Justin Salhani. He’s a world reporter covering human rights for ThinkProgress and a contributing editor of Latterly....

Australia pays ‘hush money‘ to refugees

Among the least humane responses to the refugee crisis has been Australia's. In 2001, the government was so desperate to prevent migrants and refugees from...

Progress Report for June 27, 2016

A coffee-break update for humanitarians, journalists and others striving for a perfect world

Progress Report for July 4, 2016

A coffee-break update for humanitarians, journalists and others striving for a perfect world

Progress Report for June 30, 2016

A coffee-break update for humanitarians, journalists and others striving for a perfect world

Progress Report for July 5, 2016

A coffee-break update for humanitarians, journalists and others striving for a perfect world

‘This whole land is ours. All of it.’

That’s Ofir Akunis, a far-right Israeli minister, insisting that 3,921 Israeli homes built illegally on private Palestinian land are actually legal. “The argument tonight...

Progress Report for July 12, 2016

A coffee-break update for humanitarians, journalists and others striving for a perfect world

And Bush is just a portrait artist

Condoleezza Rice had been keeping a lower profile as a business professor at Stanford. That's where she worked, as provost, before George W. Bush...