Global Organizations

Reflections on Durban Reflections on Durban

The United States cannot dodge its responsibility by withdrawing from the World Conference Against Racism.

Sep 17, 2001 / Editorial / Dennis Brutus and Ben Cashdan

The AIDS Fund Fight The AIDS Fund Fight

Behind closed doors at the UN and in Western capitals, government and corporate officials are arguing over the size and governance of a fund that is going to be the primary interna...

Jun 21, 2001 / Feature / Robert Weissman

More Corporate Welfare More Corporate Welfare

Who says this is a do-nothing Congress? Sure, it can't agree on expanding the childcare tax credit or approve an increase in the minimum wage. Yet, as Congress prepares to adjour...

Oct 19, 2000 / Editorial / Rep. Peter DeFazio

Europe: Is There a Fourth Way? Europe: Is There a Fourth Way?

If Western Europe is to be independent it must defend its welfare state.

Oct 19, 2000 / Feature / Daniel Singer

On the Events in Serbia On the Events in Serbia

It took them thirteen years to ditch Old Slobodan Milosevic. Now people see a new day dawn, But notice that he's still not gone.

Oct 12, 2000 / Column / Calvin Trillin

Slobo’s Ghosts Slobo’s Ghosts

In Serbia people power has swept out another tyrant. In the aftermath the Yugoslav federation's new president, Vojislav Kostunica, the constitutional scholar of strong nationalis...

Oct 12, 2000 / Editorial / The Editors

Serbia’s Moment Serbia’s Moment

A new era has begun in Serbia, not only because Slobodan Milosevic has at last been expelled from office but because the deed was accomplished by the Serbian people acting in sol...

Oct 12, 2000 / Editorial / Laura Secor

The Former Yugoslavia The Former Yugoslavia

During the Kosovo crisis of last year, it was commonplace if not routine to hear two mantras being intoned by those who had decided that "never" would be about the right ...

Oct 5, 2000 / Column / Christopher Hitchens

Protest in Prague Protest in Prague

Call it the Prague Fall: a season not only to test the democratic progress of Central Europe's most favored post-Communist nation but to find out whether a nonhierarchical, nonvi...

Oct 5, 2000 / Editorial / Tamara Straus

On the Fading of the Euro Dream On the Fading of the Euro Dream

Momentum for the euro wanes. The krone is preferred by Danes. And recent surveys all have found That British voters love their pound. But, seeing this through New World eyes,...

Oct 5, 2000 / Column / Calvin Trillin