With the eyes of the world trained on the Syrian conflict and its fallout, another refugee crisis has gone relatively unnoticed. Thousands of refugees and asylum seekers from Southeast Asia and Africa have been making their way to Australia, attracted by the promise of peace and stability down under. Conflicts and political repression in Myanmar, […]


U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has lunch with a group of Wake Forest law students in the Worrell Professional Center on Wednesday, September 28, 2005.

Supreme Court Justices, of all the prominent federal officials, have long been shielded from the celebrity that can accompany successful political careers. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, however, is inverting this paradigm; recent years have seen her develop into something of a cultural icon. A biography about her, written by the founders of famous Tumblr account […]