Issues / Environment
The financial crisis and the Occupy movement have challenged Left-Right distinctions and prompted calls for an entirely new economic order.
Africa can do better than invest faith and state resources in yet another Ponzi scheme -- the "privatisation of the air."
Is global violence really at an all-time low?
A new book describes an attempt to map uncontacted tribes in the Amazon without contacting them.
What we got from Durban was largely a set of promises to do something...some other time.
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The climate conference in Durban has led some observers to conclude that developed countries are engaged in a form of apartheid against the rest of the world. But Nnimmo Bassey hopes negotiators will heed the voices of the people.
At Durban, international negotiators are fiddling while the world burns.
How to pay for the crisis while making the country more equitable, green, and secure.
The problem here is "governance failure." Or maybe we should just call it "decadence." The United States may at this point be so weakened by rot and ideology that it is unable even to act in its own interests, let alone the interests of its people, let alone the interests of humanity as a whole.