Some are arguing that the military budget can't be cut because it will cost jobs. This summary of a 2009 study shows that, compared to other forms of federal spending, the military budget is a very poor job creator indeed.
Why did Slovenia turn 25,000 residents into illegal immigrants overnight?
A call to Congress for a cease-fire in Libya, issued by U.S. Non-Governmental Organizations that support human rights and democracy in Africa.
China is rightly critical of U.S. economic behavior. But it should also be looking more carefully at its own economic challenges.
The disastrous failure of the drug war shows the necessity of a revamped U.S. policy approach.
Among the leaders of a movement to turn the end of the Cold War into economic opportunity was a mother of four in St. Paul, Minnesota, who had spent 14 years soldering circuit boards for nuclear submarines. Claudette Munson died of cancer on July 25.
The Spanish government has been showing the world how to repress an uprising European-style.
There's a lot of radioactive material in the world. But is the illegal market in nukes really a threat?
With evermore mouths to feed, how will we be able to coax more food out of our exhausted soil?
In the wake of the DSK case, stories of asylum cheats are spreading. But the reality is of honest, desperate people navigating a deeply flawed system.