Money has been pouring into Timor-Leste, but it has not translated into meaningful development.
In Mun Dok-su's epic poem, a postman travels through the history of war to deliver an important message to humanity.
We have become inured to war.
With a slim majority in Congress and a still-strong conservative opposition, Ollanta Humala may well find it difficult to implement even his moderate program of change.
A poem about the theater of cruelty that was Abu Ghraib.
Uganda is sitting on a lot of oil. Will its future be more like Nigeria or Norway?
A mother confronts her son going off to the army in this powerful poem.
Japan is still digging its way out of the earthquake and tsunami that hit in March. Here's a way to help.
Margit Berman's poem about the day the president decided to end the wars.
Domestic workers are finally on the agenda at the International Labor Organization -- thanks to the efforts of a new social movement.