Is your government transparent? Knowing what elected officials say, do and spend is vital to an open government. Here's how you can keep tabs on officials.
Censoring the internet censors free speech. Political dissent, strong language and even offensive speech are part of a strong democracy.
Some countries in Africa have suspended or canceled projects that are part of China's global Belt and Road Initiative. Find out why.
Disinformation circulates in a variety of ways online and is often difficult to detect. Watch this video to learn more about the history of disinformation, its effects and ways to spot it.
How can you see past hoaxes? Learn how you can confirm photos and video footage, and fact-check what you see online.
Before the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights, U.S. President Franklin Roosevelt declared four universal freedoms. Are they relevant today?
Journalists are threatened worldwide more than ever before, yet a free press is key to a healthy, equitable society.
Education is a key path to women's empowerment. When girls and women are able to go to school and learn, their families and societies benefit.
The "Capitol Crawl" protest for disability rights on March 12, 1990, might have been the single most important catalyst for the passage of the...