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So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
What the psychology of mass murderers — from Charles Manson on up to Bashar al-Assad and ISIS — can teach us about the method behind their madness.
From Paris to Beirut, the Islamic State's latest atrocities are a calculated effort to bring the war in Syria home to the countries participating in it.
In the wake of the Paris attacks, Americans can’t let the hawks stampede us back into panic and illusions that US military supremacy can remake the world.
Maybe the least popular idea on earth, world government could directly address global warming, tyrannical regimes, nonproliferation and the refusal of states with nuclear weapons to disarm.
Even as governments set climate targets, they're working hard to expand the extractive global economy with measures that could deepen the climate crisis.
"Back in my youth, we imagined that lumbering dinosaurs like Russia and China and the European Union would endure regardless of the global convulsions taking place around them."
Giving President Obama his due on foreign policy for using the constructive conflict approach.
I'm collecting soil samples from every country in the world. Call it an effort to find common ground (literally).
Thousands of Eritreans are marooned in this desolate corner of the Horn of Africa.