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Levi Strauss objects to our story on Haiti's minimum wage increase. We stand by our original reporting and set the record straight on what we did and did not say.
Amid economic stagnation, polls show increasing skepticism about the competence of German elites. Can a resurgent Green Party bring political renewal?
The drug war in Mexico has hit affluent, formerly stable cities that were once protected from the violence. The US's role in this? Supplying the weapons and demanding the drugs.
No matter who is declared the winner, the country's March 20 elections represent a defeat for Haitian democracy.
Sorry, President Obama, but there is a dimension of fear properly associated with the word nuclear that is not matched by any oil spill.
Even if reactor containment vessels hold, pools of spent fuel rods could combust and release clouds of radioactive cesium into the air—a calamity that could happen at US nuclear plants as well.
The US has twenty-three reactors of the same design as the Fukushima No. 1 reactor that is now in partial meltdown, and our federal regulators are captives of the nuclear industry.
Obama's mixed messages on Egypt show that the administration can't decide whether to advocate for incremental change or to stand behind the protestors.
After a good start, the Obama administration’s response to the democratic revolution in Egypt has begun to exude the odor of betrayal.
An American student gives an eyewitness report on the protests in Egypt this week.