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If This Generation Continues to Stumble, The Economy Will Fall

Charles M. Sennott | Posted 12.23.2014 | Home
Charles M. Sennott

It seems the world has begun to realize that a large piece of the millennial generation has suffered the consequences of an increasingly unequal global economy that has fostered despair and in many places, violent expressions of dissatisfaction.

James Foley's Execution Forces Sober Reflection on the Perils of Front-Line Coverage

The GroundTruth Project | Posted 10.22.2014 | Media
The GroundTruth Project

As everyone at GlobalPost and the larger community of journalists who cover conflict struggle with the news, there is deep soul-searching going on about what we do, how we do it and whether the risks are worth it.

ISIS Threatened To Murder James Foley Last Week

The Huffington Post | Jack Mirkinson | Posted 08.21.2014 | Media

The former employer of murdered journalist James Foley revealed on Wednesday that the militant Islamic State group (formerly known as ISIS) issued a p...

Where Is Digital Media Going? GlobalPost's Phil Balboni

Heidi Legg | Posted 04.15.2014 | Media
Heidi Legg

Disruption in media is happening at a record rate. One week it's BuzzFeed and then next it's VOX. It's hard to decipher how things will shake out. There is a deluge of content, and we can't keep up. Who is going to finish? Who will win?

A Dying Breed: Foreign News In Crisis

Peter S. Goodman | Posted 11.25.2013 | Media
Peter S. Goodman

News of the world is becoming palpably more relevant to the day-to-day experiences of American readers, and it is rapidly disappearing.

People-to-People Diplomacy in a New Myanmar

Burma Journal | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Burma Journal

By Jay T. Snyder Founder, The Open Hands Initiative The Open Hands Initiative Journalism Fellowship that we co-sponsored with GlobalPost and The Grou...

Launching 'A Burmese Journey'

Burma Journal | Posted 09.15.2013 | Impact
Burma Journal

A group of 20 top, young journalists -- 11 from Myanmar and 9 from the United States -- set out on a series of journeys last month through a country undergoing dramatic change.

GroundTruth In Burma

Burma Journal | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Burma Journal

By Charles M. Sennott Editor-at-Large, The GroundTruth Project YANGON, MYANMAR -- In the shadows of the ancient Buddhist shrine at the Shwedagon Pago...

Burma Journal: Journeys Through A Changing Myanmar

Burma Journal | Posted 08.13.2013 | Impact
Burma Journal

By Jay T. Snyder Founder, The Open Hands Initiative This is an exciting week for the Open Hands Initiative. Our OHI team has just arrived in Myanmar,...

GlobalPost Reports: Spain's Gay Citizens Are Proud Of Advances But Fear Political Threats

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Guy Hedgecoe MADRID -- Jose Mantero served as a Roman Catholic priest in rural Spain for 16 years before doing something he says no priest in th...

GlobalPost Reports: LGBT Argentinians Ready To Fight For Full Equality After Gay Marriage Made Legal

Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices

By Nicole Greenfield BUENOS AIRES -- The decision finally came at around 4 a.m., broadcast live to the thousands who had traveled from every provin...

COIN: A Smashing Success?

Nick Mills | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
Nick Mills

Our mission should be aimed at empowering the Afghans, not overpowering them. And that doesn't mean simply empowering the Afghan military.

Somali Pirates Threaten Far Reaches Of Indian Ocean

Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

By Tristan McConnell VICTORIA, Seychelles -- Maj. Simon Laurencine watched as two yellow dots lit up the radar screen in the bridge of Topaz, his Sey...

Jewish Liberation From The Ghetto: Excerpt From "Emancipation"

GlobalPost | Michael Goldfarb | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Michael Goldfarb GlobalPost An excerpt from Michael Goldfarb's new book, "Emancipation: How Liberating Europe's Jews from the Ghetto Led to Revolutio...

CBS News, GlobalPost Partner For Foreign News Coverage

New York Times | DAVID CARR | Posted 05.25.2011 | Media

CBS News plans to announce Monday that it has formed a partnership with GlobalPost, a foreign news Web site, that will provide CBS with reporting from...

Indian Businesses Forced To Focus On Country's Poor Due To Economic Crisis

GlobalPost | Jason Overdorf | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

Jason Overdorf I GlobalPost NEW DELHI -- In India, the economic crisis may actually be good news. During the salad days of the past decade, India's ...

Pakistani Public Turns Against Taliban (VIDEO)

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

By Charles M. Sennott With Photos By Seamus Murphy | GlobalPost It was out of the refugee camps in Pakistan's northwest frontier province that the Ta...

John Kerry Vows To Take "Hard Look" At Afghanistan

GlobalPost | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- Sen. John F. Kerry, chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says he will hold far-ranging oversight hearings on the U.S. inv...

Chile: Remnants Of Dictatorship Get New Life

GlobalPost | Pascale Bonnefoy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

SANTIAGO, Chile -- During Augusto Pinochet's dictatorship, political prisoners were held in navy ships and stadiums, in office buildings and police st...

Millions' Poet: Saudi Poetry Brought To Reality TV

GlobalPost | Caryle Murphy | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

RIYADH, Saudi Arabia -- Ziyad Hijab bin Naheet felt like he was in a dream. Standing on the stage under bright lights and a storm of confetti, he rais...

Thailand Contact Lens Fad Sparks Health Concerns (VIDEO)

GlobalPost | Patrick Winn | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BANGKOK, Thailand -- For Thai teenagers, Japan and Korea emanate all that is hip: candy-colored sneakers, saccharine-sweet pop bands, hair spiked in i...

Holocaust Bishop Extradition Recalls Argentina's Anti-Semitic Past

GlobalPost | Anil Mundra | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

BUENOS AIRES -- When Argentines discovered that they had a Holocaust-denying bishop in their midst, the public outcry was forceful and the government ...

Japan Resorts To Isolationism As Global Economy Weakens

GlobalPost | Gavin Blair | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

TOKYO - In the days of VHS cassettes, a visit to a video rental shop here for a Hollywood blockbuster would often end in disappointment -- all the cop...

Mexican Drug Cartels Load Up On US Bullets

GlobalPost | Todd Bensman | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

LAREDO, Texas -- For evidence of the booming bullet business along the U.S.-Mexico border, look no further than the case of Carlos Alberto Osorio Cast...

China Hopes Farmers Will Replace US Consumers And Provide Economic Boost

GlobalPost | Kathleen E. McLaughlin | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home

YANGQU, China -- With a raft of subsidies and thousands of new stores to spur spending, China is eyeing its poorest people -- farmers -- to kick-start...