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If climate change was shifted to the backburner, fighting it might generate less opposition.
Free trade agreements like the Trans-Pacific Partnership undermine democracy and sovereignty.
Nothing underscores the need to keep a channel open on arms control than a crisis like Ukraine.
Darren Aronofsky’s film "Noah" sends a clear message: take care of the earth or the consequences will be fatal.
If Obama thought his short pass through Pacific would boost the much-vaunted U.S. “pivot” to Asia, he soon discovered that the world is not cooperating with his best-laid plans.
Europe is way ahead of the U.S. in curbing dangerous high-speed financial speculation that adds nothing of value to the economy.
To avoid the escalation in east-west tensions, both Putin and Obama need to view each other with a great deal more clarity and understanding.
Unless every nation ramps down military spending and invests in clean energy, we’ll all lose the next big war over the fate of the Earth without even firing a shot.
By linking itself to Washington in its territorial disputes with China, the Philippines risks getting caught up in a superpower conflict.
Iraqi-American poet Dunya Mikhail talks about her experiences writing provocative poetry in two different countries.