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The Pope Delivers a Clear Message in the Democratic Republic of Congo
Francis’s visit sought to address violence and corruption in the Central African state. The violent and the corrupt lined up for an audience.
Hugh Kinsella Cunningham
December 19, 2022
A Gift Guide for the Whole Planet
With accelerating climate change, threats against abortion rights, and need everywhere, you can make a difference by giving.
December 15, 2022
What the West Gets Wrong About the Rwandan Genocide
The mass killings haunt US foreign policy and distort how we understand ethnic violence.
December 7, 2022
Palestine: The Unexpected Star of the 2022 World Cup
From player demonstrations to unfurled flags, Palestinian struggle has been visible and fearless at the World Cup.
November 23, 2022
US Arms Dealing Is Out of Control
What will it take to rein in Washington’s arms-sales addiction?
William D. Hartung
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November 15, 2022
Rich, Polluting Nations Must Pay Up
As a bare minimum, a windfall tax on the combined profits of the largest oil and gas companies needs to be enacted.
November 3, 2022
Debt and Inequality Will Be Key Issues at the UN’s Next Climate Conference
At COP27, activists will be focused on all the ways developed nations have made it harder for developing nations to survive the climate crisis.
October 28, 2022
Why Does the Democratic Republic of the Congo Keep Arresting Journalists?
What happened to Steve Wembi?
October 26, 2022
What’s the US Military Doing in Africa?
If it were up to the Pentagon, we’d never find out.
October 14, 2022
Is the West’s Romance With Paul Kagame Finally Ending?
The crisis in the Democratic Republic of the Congo has worsened, and Rwanda’s government is largely to blame.