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As refugees take the Olympic stage, the wars that sent them running for their lives continue apace.
Complex global challenges require committed activists who stand on principle as well as experts on the inside who can play the political game.
The Green Climate Fund is supposed to finance the world's shift away from fossil fuels. But fossil fuel-funding banks are eager to get on board.
It’s tempting to use a harsh epithet like “terrorism” to describe the actions in Orlando. Perhaps “mass hate crime” would be more accurate.
The new model of charismatic, bold, and politically incorrect leader treats democracy like a toy.
In effect, the nuclear ban treaty will put a curse on nuclear weapons.
The U.S.-Cuba deal proved the value of discreet, informal diplomacy. No shortage of other peace processes could begin the same way.
If even Saudi Arabia is ready to move away from its reliance on petroleum, we're indeed entering a new world — one in which the titans of oil production will no longer hold sway over our lives.
A nuclear ban treaty is a small, but important, step towards nuclear disarmament.
Many of the GOP front-runner's worst proposals are playing out already.