Prisoners Earn Degrees Behind Bars


The U.S. imprisons more people – currently 2.3 million – than any other country on Earth. Through a program from Bard College, some of those…read more

Food Crisis Overwhelms Somalia


A food crisis is currently overwhelming Somalia, a country that has struggled for survival for decades. Lines of starving Somalis, many carrying severely malnourished children,…read more

Is Indonesia an Example for New Democracies?


Indonesia, an Islamic country with a population of 240 million people, is being held up as a possible example of a democracy for countries like…read more

Manufacturer Bucks Job Loss Trend With Unique Model


Although the recent recession hit manufacturers especially hard and many of them had to lay off workers, one plant in Cleveland, Ohio has found a…read more

California Prisons Ruled Too Crowded


In a divided 5-to-4 decision, the Supreme Court ordered the state of California to reduce its prison population by more than 33,000 inmates, even if…read more

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