José Ramos-Horta on US Immigration

José Ramos-Horta on US Immigration

by José Ramos-Horta José Ramos-Horta landed in New York in 1975. Brown skinned, he had little money, had never seen a skyscraper and had never been in snow. It was December and he had no winter clothes. With no visa to work, he overstayed 24 years, working odd jobs...
How to Read About Yemen

How to Read About Yemen

If you are an American it is likely the most you know about Yemen is that it has some starving children and people sick from cholera, and something about supplies being blocked. It’s more than that. And yes, the US has a hand in it. Just as the US and the Soviet...
Nobel Laureates Call for Mediation in Catalonia

Nobel Laureates Call for Mediation in Catalonia

In a letter published on the Nobel Women’s Initiative web site, the laureates on Monday expressed their support for mediation to solve the conflict in Catalonia, calling for “a peaceful resolution of the current stand-off between the Spanish government and...
Tawakkol Karman: Suffering Must End in Yemen

Tawakkol Karman: Suffering Must End in Yemen

BOGOTA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – Yemeni Nobel Peace Prize laureate Tawakkol Karman said the world is turning a blind eye to the plight of millions of people suffering in her war-torn nation plagued by hunger and disease. Yemen has been torn apart by a two...