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A scientist looks back to the First World War and made a plea for world peace.

Dennis Kucinich's House bill presents us with a genuinely new idea.

Behind the police brutality observed at the G-8 summit in Italy lies the specter of Fascism.

Puerto Ricans of all stripes question the Navy's presence there.

Mexico's Zapatista community is protesting the commercial exploitation of the country's ecological riches.

At the end of this summer, an event will take place that could change the way the world thinks about one of its most vexing problems--racism.

A world effort to force an end to the US death penalty is gaining strength.

These days, the buzz on Capitol Hill seems loudest about Gary Condit.

The mood in the occupied territories is one of growing rage and despair.

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 Our media coverage is often dominated by one big story that crowds out most everything else. As an antidote, every week, Nationinterns try to cut through the echo chamber and choose one good article in their area of interest that they feel should receive more attention.

October 14, 2011

 Read about this week's important stories around the world, and leave your comments. 

October 11, 2011

An outspoken critic of the Karzai administration and its western supporters, Joya's perspective is not one you find often in the US media.

October 7, 2011

Al-Shabab is the direct product of America's short-sighted and invasive foreign policy and American involvement in Somalia has benefitted the radical groups it has set out to defeat.

October 5, 2011

When it comes to a financial transactions tax, European conservatives and American nurses are way ahead of President Obama.

October 5, 2011

Injectable hormonal birth control can double a woman's risk of contracting HIV from her partner, even as it prevents pregnancy. Condoms are still the best way to prevent both pregnancy and HIV.

October 4, 2011

While Rick Perry hails the president's authorization of the killing of two Americans in Yemen, Paul rejects “assassinating American citizens without charges.”

October 1, 2011

Eliminating bad guys from the sky, even American citizens, confuses national security with a R-rated video game.

September 30, 2011

At the Labour Party conference, a whiff of Hollywood glamor helps Britain's anti-hacking campaigners keep their spirits up—and MPs on their toes.

September 27, 2011

 Obama should make a deal with Pakistan, not threaten to bomb it.

September 26, 2011