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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.

Blogs

It’s tempting to call ISIS “medieval” murderers. But from mass murder to drone strikes, atrocity is very much a part of our modern experience.

March 5, 2015

The debt crisis has little to do with poor budgeting and everything to do with crony capitalism.

March 4, 2015

Okinawans have voted overwhelmingly to close a key US forward base in Asia.

March 4, 2015

Hint: it’s not to pressure the US into striking a better deal with Iran.

March 3, 2015

A top defense official says the lack of geographic limits was “very deliberate” and could be used to fight a worldwide war against “extremism.”

March 3, 2015

The right-wing ‘pro-Israel’ lobby is slowly losing its bipartisan appeal. Here's why that's a good thing.

March 3, 2015

Without serious reform, migrant fishers in Thailand will remain as disposable as fish bait.

March 2, 2015

The government and the opposition do battle as ordinary Venezuelans weather an economic crisis.

March 2, 2015

The Fox News host's exaggerations are bad—but his failure to report on murders committed by US allies is even more disturbing.

February 27, 2015

Stephen Cohen discusses this month's negotiations over the conflict in Ukraine and the current proposal for a Ukrainian federation.

February 27, 2015