Posts Tagged: United Nations
The United Nations is not just about governments. Civil society has played an increasingly important role in UN deliberations.
U Win Tin spent 19 years in Rangoon's notorious Insein prison. The chief strategist of the National League for Democracy managed to keep organizing even behind bars.
This powerful collection of essays describes the citizen diplomacy and peace movements that have been taking root in India and Pakistan.
By supporting Morocco's illegal annexation of Western Sahara, the Senate is establishing a dangerous precedent in international relations.
On the 100th anniversary of International Women's Day: the good, the bad, and the potentially ugly.
The market can provide poor and oppressed people throughout the world with useful goods and services, but can't affect broad, sustainable social transformation.
The military response to the Somali pirates has only increased their asking price.
A response to David Castonguay's In Praise of Warlords.
Understanding the strength of the Taliban and its supporters could provide needed insight on how to overcome the Taliban using other tools than just the military.
It’s time to hold those responsible for last year’s blood-bath in Sri Lanka accountable for their war crimes.