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Despite resistance on the parts of both countries, détente between Iran and the United States is preordained.
We can't let the goal of ending mass surveillance fall off the international human rights agenda.
The world's two biggest polluters shouldn't be setting the terms for global climate talks.
Three reasons to be (a little) cheerful about the state of the world last year.
How fighting back against one arcane, Nixon-era trade negotiating procedure could put a stop to a global corporate coup.
If Washington gives the Mexican president a pat on the back, it will be a stab in the back for the Mexican movement for justice and transparency.
Each year Conn Hallinan presents awards to individuals, companies and governments that make following the news a daily adventure.
Supporters of normalizing relations with Cuba have lost many battles in Washington, but this is a clear victory.
The proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership is bad news for workers and worse news for women.
Last month, the citizens of Okinawa awarded a landslide victory to a governor who wants U.S. troops off the pristine island.