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The Dawning Age of The Earth-Competent Board

Philippe Joubert | Posted 01.31.2017 | Green
Philippe Joubert

2015, with the approvals of the revolutionary Paris Agreement at COP21 and of the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), was a turning point. Turning t...

Environmental Disclosure At Tipping Point... After 500-Year Journey

Jon Lukomnik | Posted 05.16.2016 | Green
Jon Lukomnik

We're on the eve of a new dawn in environmental reporting by companies and investors. Some may think that's a bold prediction.

Scrotum-Nailing Artist Lights Fire To Russian Security Service Doors

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 11.10.2015 | World

Provocative Russian artist Pyotr Pavlensky took a canister of gas to the headquarters of Russia's FSB security service in Moscow on Monday, doused the...

Russia's 'Lukewarm' War

Geza Tatrallyay | Posted 10.29.2016 | World
Geza Tatrallyay

It is worth focusing on the means that Putin is employing to further his strategic international goals of expanding Russian power and hegemony and weakening NATO and the European Union.

Interview With Guardian Foreign Correspondent and Mafia State Author, Luke Harding

Samuel Ramani | Posted 05.31.2016 | World
Samuel Ramani

Luke Harding is an award-winning foreign correspondent from the Guardian, with extensive experience in conflict zones such as Iraq, Afghanistan, Libya, Georgia and Ukraine.

Obama Looks to Expand the Wars

William Bradley | Posted 02.13.2015 | Politics
William Bradley

Obama's war powers proposal justifies operations against vaguely defined "associated" people and entities. Put that together with the post-9/11 authorization for anti-Al Qaeda operations and you have a blank check to do pretty much anything, anywhere, any time against anyone who evinces admiration/sympathy/solidarity for Isis or Al Qaeda.

The Flawed Logic of Russian Sanctions (and Why They Might Be Useful Anyway)

Kimberly Marten | Posted 11.28.2014 | World
Kimberly Marten

Western sanctions are harming the Russian economy, but that doesn't mean they will achieve anything the West wants in Ukraine.

Putin's Whack-a-Mole Game Extends to NATO

Kimberly Marten | Posted 11.07.2014 | World
Kimberly Marten

On Friday, Russia's Federal Security Service (the FSB) kidnapped an Estonian intelligence officer at gunpoint, using a smoke bomb and jamming Estonian radio communications. Moscow later claimed it had captured a spy.

Why Sanctions Against Russia Might Backfire

Kimberly Marten | Posted 10.21.2014 | World
Kimberly Marten

The lesson from the past decade around the world is that the United States and its allies cannot control the internal politics of foreign countries. When they try, they often end up with a worse situation than they faced originally.

EU Smacks Top Russian Officials, Spy Chief With Sanctions

Reuters | Posted 09.24.2014 | World

BRUSSELS, July 25 (Reuters) - The European Union said on Saturday it had imposed asset freezes on a number of top Russian officials, including the chi...

A New Threat of Idiocratic Terrorism?

William Bradley | Posted 06.24.2013 | World
William Bradley

If the Boston bombing was terrorism, as Tsarnaev claims, it looks like an especially boneheaded form of terrorism. Let's call it idiocratic terrorism. That's an adaptation of the title of the cult 2006 film Idiocracy, a satire about a dystopic future in which pretty much everyone is an idiot.

Shahien Nasiripour

Top Fed Official Warns Of Tougher Requirements For Biggest Banks | Shahien Nasiripour | Posted 04.17.2013 | Business

BOSTON -- A top Federal Reserve official has raised the specter of higher capital requirements for leading banks beyond those agreed internationally, ...

'Too Big To Fail' Plan Delayed Until 2011

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

(SEOUL/BRUSSELS By Rachel Armstrong and John O'Donnell) - Steps to avoid "too big to fail" banks from destabilising markets and the world economy will...

Financial Reform: What Must Be Done

José Viñals | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
José Viñals

Though pressure is building from the financial industry to slow reform efforts -- and concerns about fiscal conditions risk drawing public and political energies away from the need to act -- we must seize this moment and implement broad financial reform soon.

Russian Activist Uses Blog-Power to Beat FSB

Oleg Kozlovsky | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Oleg Kozlovsky

Thanks to bloggers' active support, we managed to defeat the seemingly unbeatable Russian Federal Security machine.

Maksharip Aushev, Opposition Leader In Russia, Murdered | Philip P. Pan | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

MOSCOW -- A popular opposition figure in Russia's restive Ingushetia province was gunned down Sunday morning in the latest killing of a government cri...

FSB, Russia's Secret Service, Accused Of Role In Climate-Change E-mails Leak

Posted 05.25.2011 | World

By Shaun Walker, The Independent The news that a leaked set of emails appeared to show senior climate scientists had manipulated data was shocking en...

Bombing Russia and Media Censorship

Larisa Alexandrovna | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media
Larisa Alexandrovna

Though em>GQ spiked their article on allegations that the Russian FSB were behind the 1999 false-flag bombings in Russia, Gawker helped translate it into Russian, a serious first for news.

Obama Does Moscow, and Vice Versa

William Bradley | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
William Bradley

Unlike most of the rest of Europe, Russia is hardly in the grips of Obamamania. He's certainly more popular than George W. Bush or John McCain, but that's damning with faint praise.