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Catalonian independence protest

Will Catalonia Secede From Spain?

Catalans are fed up with Madrid’s austerity and corruption—making November’s referendum nonbinding has only postponed the confrontation.

by Andy Robinson

A swift international response could have contained the outbreak.
Posted Oct 8 2014 - 2:20pm
The Indian Nobel Peace Prize winner has repeatedly risked his life fighting child labor and sweatshop abuses.
Posted Oct 22 2014 - 1:18pm
The president knows US policy has been a failure. Here’s how he can make a breakthrough, in the little time he has left.
Posted Sep 30 2014 - 5:48pm

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Afghanistan protest

After 13 Years of war, Afghan women are still fighting for basic human rights. 

Ukraine elections

The terms “pro-European” and “anti-European” no longer serve as useful reference points in Ukrainian politics—the real issue in this election was war or peace.

Accountability for the massacre in Iraq is a start—but we should also be talking about reducing reliance on private military contractors.

In a wide-ranging conversation, he discusses the surveillance state, the American political system and the price he’s paid for his understanding of patriotism.

Climate change is destroying Odessa’s famed Kuyalnik Estuary, where health tourists and war refugees live side by side.

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