Regions / Africa
Large pro-democracy demonstrations in Burkina Faso have largely escaped the Western media’s radar.
The migration of highly skilled workers can pay dividends for immigrants and their employers, but it produces losers as well.
Will the Green Climate Fund—the UN body tasked with funding the transition to a clean-energy, climate-resilient future in the developing world—invest in fossil fuels?
The shift from a permanent war footing to permanent diplomacy has significant promise for prosperity as well as peace.
A studied refusal to pay attention to South Sudan's colonial history helped ignite the current crisis.
Former law professor Barack Obama went into surprising depth on issues of war and peace during his fifth State of the Union address. Here's how he should grade himself.
Are Rwanda's post-genocide youth programs paving the way for future unrest?
Sepulchre of repeated images / Won't someone shatter the pure reflection of glass?
“Countdown” by Alan Weisman: required reading for earthlings.
Before we get cynical about 2014, let's recount the good news from 2013: declining U.S. militarism, a resurgence of diplomacy, and a more forceful global discussion about inequality.