Regions / North America
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.
For U.S. communities dependent on the same industries that have brought Russia to its knees, the time to start planning an economic transition is now.
The latest climate talks were an exercise in futility and delay. But that doesn't mean activists should give up.
Can video games crowdsource more democratic solutions to the world's problems?
Malala Yousafzai has been used as a propaganda tool, while Nabeela Rahman lost her family to a drone strike.
The Garifuna, an Afro-indigenous community in Honduras, are standing up to government repression, corporate land grabs, and narco violence.
At one time non-nuclear weapons states were expected to accept nukes possessed by nuclear weapons states as a “temporary trust.”