In the World

Lois Gibbs at Tufts
October 17, 2017 Large Image
Longtime activist Lois Gibbs says individuals must organize to confront environmental disasters such as Love Canal—and Flint

No one knows better than Lois Gibbs, H13, what it takes to go up against government, and win.

Forty years ago, she discovered that her son’...

SEC exterior
October 13, 2017 Large Image
Interdisciplinary space to serve as hub of innovation, research and collaboration

MEDFORD/SOMERVILLE, Mass. (Oct. 13, 2017) – Tufts University today unveiled the state-of-the-art Science and Engineering Complex (SEC), a...

Bruce Boghosian in Boston
October 12, 2017 Large Image
Bruce Boghosian runs the numbers and shows that without redistribution of wealth, the rich get richer and everyone else gets poorer

Seven years ago, the combined wealth of 388 billionaires equaled that of the poorest half of humanity, according to Oxfam International. This past...

jeepney in Manila evening traffic
October 11, 2017 Large Image
Photographer Alonso Nichols spent six months documenting Filipino life, on the streets and in the country

When Alonso Nichols saw four small boys walking closely beside along a wall in Intramuros—a historic section of Manila, the capital of the...

Zohra Drif at Tufts
October 5, 2017 Large Image
Zohra Drif spoke at Tufts about her role in the Algerian War in the 1950s, and how that struggle remains relevant today

Shortly after turning 22, Zohra Drif confronted the leader of the Algerian independence movement’s National Liberation Front (FLN) about his...