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.
Growing up Nepali in America, I bridged my cultural divide with progressive activism. Then the earthquake hit.
The former secretary of state could shatter the glass ceiling for women, but she'd leave the old boys' military-industrial complex intact.
Amid rising violence against human rights defenders, Guatemalan activists are counting on an emboldened civil society to take on their next president.
Until recently, Korean Americans were all but written out of the U.S. history of the Korean War. A rising group of artists, oral historians, and community members is writing them back in.