After a white supremacist rally resulted in the death of a counter-protester, President Donald Trump has been criticized from religious leaders of a variety of political leanings, but has largely retained the support of white evangelicals, who overwhelmingly voted for him in the 2016 election.
The Saturday, August 12 rally in Charlottesville, Virginia saw the coalescence of assorted white nationalist...
Last Saturday, tens of thousands gathered in cities around the world to advocate for the value and ongoing necessity of science for human progress.
With the largest group congregating on the National Mall in Washington, D.C., March for Science protesters had a decidedly political aim: to speak out against “policies that ignore scientific evidence and endanger both human life and the future of our world.”
Protesters particularly targeted the current administration with criticism. Signs decried President Trump’s...
Last month, two Tibetan Buddhist teenagers died of self-immolation just weeks before the 57th anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising.
Dorjee Tsering, a 16-year-old student who was living in India as a refugee from Tibetan China, had been considering how best to protest China’s continued rule of Tibet for some time. Radio Free Asiareported that Tsering had told his parents he wanted to do something to express his support for Tibet’s freedom from Chinese rule.