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The Catholic church was the main vehicle for dissent in Poland before the emergence of Solidarity.
Instead of ranking countries by their "business friendliness," the World Bank should rank corporations according to their social responsibility.
Five bedrock delusions keep America mired in the Middle East, to everyone's detriment.
Democracy has become more about bureaucratic procedure and less about the people.
The developed world has pledged $9.5 billion to help fight climate change. But it's going to take hundreds of billions more.
Homelessness in Hungary no longer means exile or alienation as during the Soviet era, but no roof over one’s head.
2015 could yet see some significant developments—at least on issues where the White House and GOP are aligned.
In Poland, the market has replaced Solidarity as a symbol of civil society.
A former Syrian Kurdish MP is hunger striking in Washington for action in Kobane.
As the climate warms and the ice melts, the Arctic could become the next great theater of global cooperation—or a battlefield.