Women in Poland Fight for Their Rights Amidst Pandemic

Today, there are many women around the world living in fear. Not only because a pandemic is ravaging the world, but because many of their human rights and reproductive rights are being threatened. Essential to the human rights of life and dignity is a women’s right to abortion. Sadly, over the past decade numerous countries…

Fire and Fury: Greece and Its Migrants

With the onset of the twin catastrophes that were the 2015 Migrant Crisis and the European Financial Crisis, an obscure far-right party started making gains in the southeast European country of Greece. Golden Dawn comes from humble beginnings. Founded in 1985 by Nikolaos Michaloliakos for a “fringe group of fanatics who simply gathered in their…

The Holocaust Law: Poland Fights for “the Truth”

This was originally written for The Berkeley Global Citizen on March 24th, 2018. It can be found in its original form here. The information in this piece reflects the time in which it was written. As Polish president Andrzej Duda signs an amendment to The Act on the Institute of National Remembrance into law, his…

Mobilization, Polarization, and Conversation: Lessons from Slovakia

Discourse across ideological lines could be the key to facilitating meaningful change. *This article was originally written for PartnersGlobal in June 2019. It has been modified and updated for use in The Rights Stuff.* June 12 | Last week, PartnersGlobal hosted Dušan Ondrušek of PDCS and Tom Carothers of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace…