After decades of racially motivated exclusion, home care workers have finally won the same basic workplace rights everyone else has enjoyed. But this is just the beginning: We have to take this moment to reinvest in workers, in each other and in our country's future.
Mohamedou Ould Slahi has never been charged him with a crime by the US government, yet he has been imprisoned at Guantánamo Bay since 2002. Three years into his captivity, Slahi began writing a diary, recounting life before and after this terrible miscarriage of justice befell him.
While President Obama recently spoke of promoting democracy and the rule of law in Africa, in many African countries, US backing is the only thing keeping kleptocrats in power. However, people in Senegal, Burkina Faso and other nations are beginning to struggle and speak out against their rulers.