Regions / Latin America & Caribbean
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.
2013 had its fair share of bad news, but it was also a year of extraordinary activism.
Our top pieces from 2013 touch on nearly corner of the world.
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.