Show the Senate how it's done

I am feeling inspired by a great call last night with Rep. Barbara Lee and Shannon Scribner of Oxfam America. Now it’s time to act. The House slashed billions of dollars from the 2012 [...]

House committee slashes funding for diplomacy and development

Last week, the House State and Foreign Operations Committee approved an international affairs budget that endangers critical global diplomatic and development initiatives:   The [...]

Welcoming our newest nation

On July 9th, South Sudan became the world’s newest nation after a referendum vote in favor of independence in January. As someone whose early activism and research focused on slavery and conflict [...]