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Why Some 'Brown Asians' Feel Left Out of the Asian American Conversation

Current Affairs

A recent video calling out racism against Asian Americans raised questions within the community about inclusion.

Chinese Activist Describes How International Feminists Can Help in China

Chinese feminist Li Maizi leads a protest against domestic violence. (Li Maizi)
Current Affairs

Though NGO and charity laws are tightening in China, there are still ways feminists and LGBT activists can help each other across borders, says feminist Li Maizi.

Photos: Creating a 25,000 foot 'Vertical University' in Nepal

The ‘Vertical University’ will provide youth new avenues of place-based education from Koshi Tappu to Kanchenjunga, linking the formal Government curriculum with indigenous knowledge. (Nirman Shrestha)

Activist, lawyer, and rural-development worker Rajeev Goyal discusses an innovative plan to conserve Nepal's biodiversity.

Interview: 'You Can’t Let Fear Make Decisions For You,' Says Chinese Student Who Penned Tiananmen Letter

People’s Liberation Army tanks stand guard on Chang’an Avenue in Beijing on June 6, 1989, two days after soldiers opened fire on civilians. (Manuel Ceneta/AFP/Getty)
Current Affairs

The author of an open letter condemning the Communist Party’s cover up of the 1989 Beijing massacre discusses youth activism and the political environment in China.

Interview: Filmmaker Jason Taylor Sheds Light on Goa's Struggling Fishermen

A scene from Jason Taylor's 'Goa . fishing net ~ profit,' depicting calm waters in Goa.

A closer look at how trawlers have led to dramatic declines in local fishing in Goa, India. Local fishermen must now turn to dolphin-watching trips for tourists to make a living.

Video: Photography as a Revolutionary Tool in Bangladesh


Bangladeshi photographer and activist Shahidul Alam talks about the power of photography to promote change.