As plans begin to be laid for the World Social Forums next round, many are asking if it will become a serious political platform or merely a street party.
The roots of Colombia's conflict are deep and complicated, and will require a creative mix of strategies to solve it.
Porto Alegre, Brazil As the sixth and final full day of the World Social Forum dawns here on southern tip of Brazil, delegates prepare for a now-familiar routine of dawn to dusk forums, side meetings over meals, and impromptu protests in the foyer of th
The tragic events of September 11 have created unprecedented challenges for the peace movement, anti-interventionist forces, and other progressive activists.
As the American and allied military forces continue to operate in Afghanistan, the world is increasingly getting dragged into yet another war--the war for food supremacy.
U.S. President George W. Bush's upcoming trip to South Korea in mid-February is an opportunity for the Bush administration to demonstrate its new vision by explicitly support the "sunshine policy" of South Korea's President Kim Dae-Jung--a policy that has
The western media, too, is awash with stories of a reformist general living dangerously in a volatile country.
President Bush, undeterred by Congress and emboldened by his high ratings in the polls, is making new military investments in countries all over the world, while downplaying or keeping secret from the American people the problems that these investments wi
In a tricky maneuver, President Bush managed to sound like he was advocating reducing emissions when he stated that his voluntary goal is to reduce greenhouse gas "intensity" by 18 percent.
Immediately after the September 11 attacks in New York, South Korean and U.S. forces went into a state of heightened security alert that the North claimed was "threatening," leading Pyongyang to break off ongoing negotiations on family reunions that remai