Posts By: Russ Wellen
The world is “trapped in the fetishism of economic growth,” says Polish sociologist Ryszard Zoltaniecki and must “learn to live with zero” growth.
Glossing over the Islamic State’s ultraviolence doesn’t help to make the case for non-intervention.
Little has been done to address the economic crisis in Tunisia other than to accept foreign loans with their usual austerity strings attached.
The devastation in South Sudan over the past year has been horrendous and it could get worse.
At the third Conference on the Humanitarian Impact of Nuclear Weapons, nuclear deterrence took a back seat to “collateral damage.”
Since Sandy Hook, there have been nearly 100 school shootings. How many more Pakistani children need to die?
Many leave Hungary and the rest of East-Central Europe in search of opportunity; others arrive in search of better lives.
The failure to begin laying the groundwork for improved healthcare infrastructure in Africa is a virtual guarantee that populations will remain susceptible to further outbreaks.
The lack of majority support for Hong Kong’s Umbrella Movement is an example of developing nations’ inclination towards pragmatism, not liberalism and civil rights.
Malala Yousafzai has been used as a propaganda tool, while Nabeela Rahman lost her family to a drone strike.