When Will North America Reckon With the Ongoing Genocide of Indigenous Women?
A two-year study by a Canadian commission has declared that a genocide is taking place—but the only people who seem to care are indigenous.
Viewfinder: Commemorating Genocide Around the World
Six hundred candles in the form of the Star of David are set out on the floor during an event to commemorate Holocaust Memorial Day in the Chapter House at York Minster on January 24th, 2019, in York, England.
Conservatives Should Stop Using Cannibalism to Justify Columbus
Right-wing diatribes about Columbus Day combine a fear of the future with a refusal to really look at the past.
Shelf Help: 'The Killing Compartments:The Mentality of Mass Murder'
Why do people commit genocide?
The 30 Top Thinkers Under 30: Hollie Nyseth Brehm, 27, Sociology
For the month of April we're profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
20 Years After Rwanda, Why Is It Still So Hard to Stop Genocide?
Our brains are better equipped to process isolated tragedies, while international laws make it easy to ignore anything that isn't the Holocaust.
Political Scientist Forecasted the Central African Republic Genocide
A conversation about the grim business of predicting mass atrocities.
Ambassador Nominee Samantha Power on the Role of the United Nations
The next American ambassador to the United Nations discusses her philosophy of leadership in a 2008 interview with Miller-McCune.
Pol Pot's Legacy: Cambodian Refugees in Poor Health
Advocates look to expand programs that address a legacy of the Pol Pot era: an epidemic of heart disease, diabetes and stroke among Cambodian-Americans.