We need to be sure that the clothes we purchase are not manufactured at the cost of people’s lives.
He needs to change his track record if he is to be taken seriously.
The opening to Burma is part of an effort to isolate China.
His vote for the Iraq War exemplified a major characteristic of Kerry: a general reticence to take political risks.
There is substantial evidence that he’s going to tack sharply to the right if he gets elected. Exhibit number one is his scary coterie of foreign policy gurus, including John Bolton.
Both candidates tried to outflank each other on the right.
Tina Brown was a major problem, but it wasn't just her.
Much of Pakistan has come together to condemn the near-murderous Taliban assault on Malala Yousufzai. By Amitabh Pal
Waters devoted two full days over the weekend to being a jury member of the Russell Tribune on Palestine. By Amitabh Pal
Hobsbawm kept his faith in the progress of humanity -- and in collective action -- till the end.
The Right Livelihood Award (the "Alternative Nobel") is another feather in Gene Sharp's cap.
Gene Sharp is the single most influential proponent of nonviolent change in our time. His work has served as a how-to manual for activists in countries across Eastern Europe, Asia, and Africa, and has been translated into dozens of languages. And it played a role in the Arab Spring, as anti-Mubarak protesters in Egypt, particularly, found inspiration in his teachings.
Koko Kondo was all of eight months old when the United States dropped the atomic bomb on her hometown. Later, she met the co-pilot.
The time to transition away from nuclear power and fossil fuels to clean renewables is now.
2011 Nobel Peace Prize winner Leymah Gbowee has overcome tremendous adversity. A teenager at the start of the civil war in her native Liberia, she and her family were forced to go on the run, first within the country and then to Ghana. Along the way, she witnessed terrible atrocities and narrowly escaped harm herself. During the birth of her third child, she