California sociologist Arlie Russell Hochschild ventured out of her liberal bubble to try to grasp why some conservatives reject government regulations in Louisiana, even as industry pollution persists, largely unchecked, for years.
Vietnam is in the midst of a four-day holiday. Their jubilant festivities mark the reunification of North and South Vietnam. But in Boston’s Vietnamese community, the "Fall of Saigon" is a day of collective mourning.
In the months after 9/11, the US government set up a system to register and interview men from Muslim-majority countries in an effort to combat terrorism. It was quietly shelved after a few years mostly because it didn't work. Trump’s advisors want to bring it back.
Venezuela's continuing struggles with economic malaise and the low price of oil are spilling out in the open with serious consequences — babies dying, consumer product shortages and a national leader being threatened with ouster.
They call themselves patriots. And they say they're part of a right-wing movement in Europe that's proud of their culture and traditions. However, leftists say, “They’re racists, but they say they’re not racists.”
Brazil has a murder problem. It also has a gun problem. Both could get worse if some Brazilian lawmakers have their way. Rather than tighten responsible firearms legislation, the so-called Bullet Caucus wants to make weapons even more accessible and untraceable.
At the risk of sounding disinterested or unconcerned about yet another bizarre and brazen act by President Donald Trump, which raises myriad questions about his motivations, particularly as it relates to the investigation about the role Russia may have played in our presidential elections, good riddance to James Comey. Trump’s flagrant and foul dismissal, notwithstanding, Comey should have taken a seat, several seats, a while ago.
Many Americans are nervous about the incoming Trump administration banning Muslims from entering the US. That includes some Christians in the state of Georgia who've been helping Muslim refugees resettle in the US.