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Though Western leaders now lionize Nelson Mandela, the only leaders who stood up for his struggle when it counted were those most demonized by the West.
Through vote buying and brute violence, supporters of the 2009 coup in Honduras may have stolen the 2013 election.
Each year Conn Hallinan looks aghast at news stories and newsmakers that beggar belief.
Integrating women into environmental decision-making is critical to addressing the issues arising from climate change.
Faced with the failure of conventional lobbying, the climate protection movement is now turning to mass civil disobedience—but we can take it further still.
Where the old institutions have failed, insurgent global citizens must now defend the climate directly and preserve the public trust for generations to come.
Human Rights Day is an ideal time to acknowledge that what is presented as a pure human rights project is, for oppressed peoples, actually sullied by politics.
It’s time for the United States to examine how its own foreign policy promotes genocide, and take the actions necessary to curb it.
The Obama administration says it wants to improve U.S. ties with Cuba, but its own policies are preventing the country from keeping its diplomatic facilities open.
A proposed canal in Nicaragua, built by China, is a tangible signal that the United States can't set the terms of the world economy forever.