With a new SEC regulation, no longer will big oil and mining companies be able to hide under-the-table payments to crooked Third World governments.
If the Congolese people can force the multinational mining giants to pay their government fairly, this country has a chance.
Obama’s “reset” of relations was in trouble a year ago. Now, with the conflict over Syria, things have only gotten worse.
After two decades, we're no closer to reducing global poverty or enhancing sustainable development. Politicians will change only when mass action forces them to.
The fact that United Nations has long ceased to play the protective role assigned to it throws its ability to truly advocate for LGBT rights into question.
ICC judges found the Congolese warlord Thomas Lubanga Dyilo guilty of conscripting children. Will this conviction make a difference?
A new report has found the Assad regime responsible for crimes against humanity. Will it do anything to stop the bloodshed?
It would intensify the civil conflict and provoke a dangerous proxy war with Russia.
The newest UN agency, once hailed as the best hope for action on women’s rights, fell short of money and power this year.
China usually manages to quash UN calls for action on its human rights violations. Not this time.