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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.
Although Hezbollah looks increasingly likely to weather Syria's civil war, blowback from hardline Sunnis at home may prove a longer-term challenge.
The U.S. is acting in bad faith by levying more sanctions on Iran after it agreed to suspend its uranium enrichment.
In the United States and throughout North America, NAFTA has accelerated the industrial consolidation of agriculture and pushed out smaller, more sustainable food producers.
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.
A prominent psychiatrist and author unearthed yet another flaw in the principle of nuclear deterrence.
Developed countries are still using the WTO to squeeze small farmers in the developing world--and developing world governments are going along with the charade.
They alternately disdain and demand them.
Twenty years since its passage, NAFTA has displaced workers on both sides of the U.S.-Mexico border, depressed wages, weakened unions, and set the terms of the neoliberal global economy.