So far, UN climate change conferences have sidestepped the real business of keeping fossil fuels in the ground.
The violence of war often falls hardest on women. So these organizations are empowering refugee women and girls — and men — to know and demand their rights.
America's leading Sunni ally was propagating a violent, sectarian religious ideology long before ISIS came on the scene.
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.
Paris was a wake-up call for Westerners — a reminder that we usually have the luxury to ignore the costs of war, even as our governments inflict them on foreigners.
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."
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.
If you were looking for a place where democratic socialism appears to be working, you’d be hard pressed to find a better example than Denmark.