November 29, 2015 / The Progressive
Reese Erlich
The nuclear deal with the US has reinvigorated the reform movement in Iran. But with parliamentary elections coming in March, the hardliners are preparing to crack down.
November 5, 2013 / The Progressive
Stephen Franklin
Union members, and human rights defenders are haunted by violence in Colombia. The danger persists despite Colombia's vow to halt it as part of the free trade agreement with the US.
December 1, 2011 / The Progressive
Sharif Abdel Kouddous
As they head for the polls in the first election since the ouster of Hosni Mubarak, Egyptians are confronted with a new challenge: a repressive military that seems determined to retain its power.
December 1, 2011 / The Progressive
Reese Erlich
After months of protests, many see a new Syria emerging. However, amid the escalating violence and economic hardship, much of the population is worried about the future.
October 1, 2008 / The Progressive
David Enders
Ali approaches me at a Friday prayer service in Sadr City. He wants to talk. A U.S. missile, he says, hit his house in May and killed his two sisters and badly wounded his mother. He is a member of...