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A dried-up riverbed at Huangyangchuan reservoir

From climate change to endless war, we owe the next generation an apology for the mess we’re leaving them.

Tony Abbott in the Metropolitan coal mine

The land down under is in the midst of a desperate battle that pits green energy advocates against the prime minister and his dirty-energy allies.

Ed Miliband

The collapse of his party’s Scottish heartland means an uphill fight for the Labour leader.

Buzyna

The spate of murders and suspicious suicides does not bode well for Ukraine’s democracy.

Caravana43 will visit more than 40 US cities this spring to spread the call for justice—and against US funding of the drug war.

The president’s rapprochement with Raúl Castro is a crucial step in overcoming the long history of US intervention in the region.

According to NASA scientist Jay Famiglietti, some of the world’s most unstable regions will face their own severe water shortages in the near future.

On the war’s 50th anniversary, peace activists will be challenging the Pentagon’s whitewashed history.

We must rethink the post–Cold War security order.

Blogs

Kiev appoints Georgia’s ex-president to be Odessa’s governor.

June 3, 2015

While Bangladesh prosecutes culprits of the 2013 Rana Plaza disaster, victims’ families and other factory workers continue to suffer at the bottom of the industrial production chain.

June 3, 2015

In 2013, American Library Association passed a public statement in support of the former NSA contractor. Then it changed its mind. 

June 2, 2015

Obstacles to détente in the Ukraine crisis and predictions for the country's uncertain economic future.

May 28, 2015

The idea that further Western imperialism could now bring order to the Middle East is the ultimate anachronism.

May 26, 2015

The fatal fire at a Philippines shoe factory exposes the ills of global free trade.

May 26, 2015

John Kerry’s Sochi visit was a turning point in the ongoing crisis in Ukraine.

May 22, 2015

The refugees are fleeing abduction, torture, and assault—that’s why they’ll continue trying to reach Europe any way they can. 

May 20, 2015

There’s still time for President Obama to order the Justice Department to prosecute the perpetrators.

May 20, 2015