The Obama administration, emerging as a strong voice on international human rights issues within the UN, has submitted its first appraisal of the US's own human rights record.
"Gender mainstreaming" at the United Nations failed. Will an agency solely dedicated to promoting women's rights in development do better?
Letter published in the May 3, 2010, issue of The Nation.
How the earthquake aid regime sidelines those it intends to help.
As part of an attempt to frame the surge as an important move towards negotiations with the Taliban, NATO countries are set to contribute 7,000 soldiers for the Afghanistan war.
Among the dead in Haiti are the UN workers who were trying to make the nation a better place.
Amid mounting public pressure and calls for restructuring from The Nation, the IMF turns its $100 million loan to Haiti into a grant.
The problem with the Copenhagen Accord: nature does not award points for trying.
It's dumb machines, not the smart ones of Terminator 2, that could do us in.
Fundamental new global realities have been obscured by the frenzy to declare winners and losers.