Posts Tagged: United Nations
Large majorities support arms control, curbs on military spending, and international institutions. The question is what they're willing to do about it.
[Satire] UN: "We recommend that Americans sentence all top-ranking officials of the Trump administration to a decade of picking up trash along America’s highways."
The late U.S. senator from Pennsylvania may have achieved his most visionary legacy as a teenager, when he founded a student movement for world federalism.
Corporate malfeasance saps the African continent of billions in badly needed funds each year — and the U.S. is a top destination.
By demanding that certain material needs are so essential for human flourishing that they must be guaranteed to all, these rights directly challenge the logic of market fundamentalism.
It would be a mistake to yearn for undisputed U.S. "leadership," or for U.S.-led military alliances. A better alternative is global governance.
Donald Trump has declared war on human rights -- at home and abroad.
The failure of R2P is not in the doctrine, but in the states that refuse to implement it.
The practical reality is this: To de-escalate this situation, the United States must be prepared to swallow its hubris and sit down with North Korea.
Father Miguel D'Escoto Brockmann was a man who spoke truth to power and expected others to do the same.