The Common Good

by Maria J. Stephan
April 2015

Surprisingly, acts of civil resistance in Syria and Iraq have shown success against the so-called Islamic State. 


by David Cortright
April 2015

A military-only strategy won't defeat ISIS, and may even make things worse. 

by Virginia Gilbert
April 2015

The high cost of U.S. education loans is causing a new form of indentured servitude. 

by Charles Villa-Vicenio
April 2015

Nelson Mandela was one of the 20th century's greatest leaders, but the long walk to freedom in South Africa is far from over. 

by Dominique DuBois Gilliard
April 2015

Part of "setting captives free" is helping see the invisible bonds of structural racism. 

by Kimberly Burge 
April 2015

How a punk-rock drummer became a rescuer of ancient Syrian spiritual music. 


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