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African immigrant workers have been protesting mafia operations as well as nativist racism.

The pressure on Papandreou's socialist government to fix the crisis by yesterday is a product of the wider recession.

This fiscal crisis could ignite the next global financial meltdown.

Tonight, President Obama will address the nation to discuss the drawdown of US combat forces in Iraq. In February, Robert Dreyfuss reported on the specter of civil conflict and the possibility of the outbreak of a civil war—which still looms.

In its 62 years of independence, Sri Lanka has never had a better chance than it has now to stamp out the last fires of ethnic hatred, violence and mindless chauvinisms that have left over 80,000 people dead in civil wars across the country.

The people of Gaza know they have been abandoned.

"What is this Goldman Sachs and why has it caused us so much grief?" is a question they must be asking in even the most remote of Greek villages, as they are throughout much of this economically troubled world.

No politician has ever suffered a more humiliating rejection than the former leader of Ukraine's Orange Revolution and its current sitting president, Viktor Yushchenko.

It is we in the West who owe it reparations.

Three US special forces soldiers were killed in northwest Pakistan this week, confirming that the US military is more deeply engaged on the ground in Pakistan than previously acknowledged by the White House and Pentagon.

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Russia's foreign minister threatens further intervention as Biden arrives in Kiev.

April 21, 2014

The Nation’s Stephen Cohen theorizes about President Putin’s motivations in Ukraine on MSNBC’s Morning Joe.

April 18, 2014

Diplomacy gains ground, but there’s a long way to go.

April 18, 2014

Two top editors claim they didn’t really know.

April 18, 2014

It isn’t clear how far Putin will go, but diplomacy is the only answer.

April 16, 2014

Israel's justice minister agrees with Kerry that hardliners are sabotaging the peace talks.

April 14, 2014

Hundreds of thousands have fled dictatorship—only to face trafficking, exploitation and hostility throughout North Africa and the Sahel.

April 11, 2014

Borders may appear immutable, but events from Catalonia to Crimea prove that they are not.

April 9, 2014

Kerry should release an American peace plan and let the chips fall where they may.

April 5, 2014

For years now, evangelical activists from the United States have been speaking out against homosexuality and cheering on antigay legislation all over Africa.

April 4, 2014