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Literally Every Sentence In This Ted Cruz Quote Is Misleading Or False

The Huffington Post | Jonathan Cohn | Posted 02.07.2016 | Politics

Health care got some attention in Saturday night’s GOP presidential debate. And when it was Texas Sen. Ted Cruz’s turn to speak, h...

Climate Change This Week: The New Coal, Hot Water, Clean Energy Justice, and More!

Mary Ellen Harte | Posted 02.04.2016 | Green
Mary Ellen Harte

Today, the Earth got a little hotter, and a little more crowded. When we harm forests, we harm ourselves. Unique Giraffe Beetle, another bi...

These Twitter Accounts Nail The Absurdity Of Denmark And Switzerland's Refugee Policies

The Huffington Post | Daniel Marans | Posted 01.28.2016 | World

Sure, countless thousands of people may be struggling to build new lives amid the world's largest refugee crisis since World War II -- but the real v...

WEF: Not even 1 cent per cup to IMPROVE THE STATE OF THE WORLD

Fernando Morales-de la Cruz | Posted 01.19.2016 | World
Fernando Morales-de la Cruz

The Swiss alpine resort of Davos hosts again more than 1,500 of the world's most influential business, political, academic and thought leaders, a 'sch...

Switzerland Seizes Valuables From Refugees To Pay For Upkeep

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 01.16.2016 | World

ZURICH, Jan 14 (Reuters) - Refugees arriving in Switzerland have to turn over to the state any assets worth more than 1,000 Swiss francs ($994.53) to...

A Basel Brewery and its Beeronomics

Olivia Deng | Posted 01.15.2016 | Business
Olivia Deng

Luzius Bosshard, CEO of Unser Bier. PHOTO BY OLIVIA DENG On a Tuesday morning, the streets are relatively quiet on Gundeldingerstrasse in Basel, ...

Juggling Away Student Debt: Tips From a Successful Street Performer

Steve Mariotti | Posted 01.18.2016 | Education
Steve Mariotti

With record numbers of young Americans entering colleges and universities every year, many people are raising concerns about the employment prospects for an entire generation, the Millennials.

How the World Resources Forum Came to be

Pro Journo | Posted 01.09.2016 | Green
Pro Journo

Having started out as conferences focused on recycling with 200 participants in the 1990s to become an annual Forum twice the size, the World Resources Forum has come a long way since its inception.

Big Oil Argued for U.S. Crude Exports to Fend Off Iran, But First Exporter Vitol Group Also Exported Iran's Oil

Steve Horn | Posted 12.29.2015 | Green
Steve Horn

The American Petroleum Institute (API) successfully lobbied for an end to the 40-year ban on exporting U.S.-produced crude oil in part by making a geopolitical argument: Iran and Russia have the ability to export their oil, so why not unleash America?

Here Be Dragons: The "Sacred Terror" of the Alps of Switzerland

Richard Bangs | Posted 12.26.2015 | Travel
Richard Bangs

The flocking of the Victorians to the Swiss Alps was not about growing crops, grazing animals, or extracting minerals. It was about observing, feeling, and articulating a personal response.

Yemen Peace Talks Halted Amid Ceasefire Violations

AP | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.18.2015 | World

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Israel And Turkey Reach Preliminary Deal To Restore Ties

AP | Annum Masroor | Posted 12.17.2015 | World

JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel and Turkey have reached an understanding that could lead to the restoration of ties between the two former allies, an I...

GDP Growth Belongs to Economic History

St. Gallen Symposium | Posted 12.17.2015 | Impact
St. Gallen Symposium

Using Green GDP as the new (and long overdue) default indicator will allow us to factor the value of a healthy environment for human life into the calculations political and economic decisions are based on.

Taking the Chill off the Cold War: The First Reagan-Gorbachev Summit

ADST | Posted 12.14.2015 | World
ADST

The Geneva Summit of 1985 was the first meeting between President Reagan and Soviet General Secretary Gorbachev to talk about the arms race, particularly the Strategic Defense Initiative, and to establish personal relations between the leaders of the world's superpowers.

2 Syrian Men Arrested In Geneva With Traces Of Explosives In Car

AP | Eline Gordts | Posted 12.11.2015 | World

GENEVA (AP) — The Swiss public broadcaster is reporting that two men of Syrian origin have been arrested in Geneva with traces of explosives fo...

Can the U.S. and Partner Governments Crush ISIL Finance?

Frank Vogl | Posted 12.11.2015 | World
Frank Vogl

United States Treasury Secretary Jacob Lew will chair an unprecedented session of the United Nations Security Council on December 17. For the first ti...

Boy Given $1,000 He Found In Street Five Years Ago

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 12.11.2015 | World

ZURICH, Dec 11 (Reuters) - A 15-year-old Swiss boy who five years ago turned in a 1,000-Swiss franc ($1,012) banknote that he had found in the street...

Geneva On Alert As City Searches For Terror Suspects

Reuters | Alexandra Ma | Posted 12.10.2015 | World

GENEVA, Dec 10 (Reuters) - The Swiss city of Geneva raised its alert level on Thursday and said it was looking for suspects who, according to nationa...

Retracing Le Corbusier's Travels

J. Michael Welton | Posted 12.04.2015 | Arts
J. Michael Welton

To express the importance of drawing by hand, architect Jake Brillhart followed in Le Corbusier's footsteps. Literally.

How to Empower Women in Africa's Fashion Industry? United Nations Forum on Business & Human Rights

Sissi Johnson | Posted 12.09.2015 | Impact
Sissi Johnson

Four days after the Paris attacks, my emotions were still running high. Nonetheless, on November 17, I attended "Empowering Women in Africa's Fashion ...

Listen Up: the Key to 'Speeding Up and Scaling Up' Business and Human Rights Reforms

Amol Mehra | Posted 11.25.2015 | Impact
Amol Mehra

Two phrases were consistently heard at the Fourth Annual United Nations Forum on Business and Human Rights, which took place in Geneva from November 16 to November 18.

Baur Au Lac Zurich Switzerland: LuxEcoLiving's Best Hotels in the World

LuxEco Living | Posted 11.23.2015 | Travel
LuxEco Living

By Nancy and James Chuda founders of LuxEcoLiving and Healthy Child Healthy World Zurich Switzerland Hotel Baur Au Lac is credited for having been ...

12 Incredible Vacation Spots Inspired By Star Wars

Joy Pecknold | Posted 11.26.2015 | Travel
Joy Pecknold

Just because Star Wars takes place in a galaxy far, far away and we haven't yet mastered that kind of commercial space travel doesn't mean the mood of those places can't be captured here on earth.

Europe's Long Goodbye to Open Borders

Daniel Wagner | Posted 11.15.2015 | World
Daniel Wagner

If a bomb can explode in a stadium in France with the French president sitting in it, there is a problem. The Paris attacks are a wake-up call.

This is How You Create a Successful, Equitable Economy

NationSwell | Posted 11.12.2015 | Impact
NationSwell

Time is the scarcest resource that we have, but it's something everyone has access to it -- whether you're Bill Gates or a person living on the street. This basic equality of time is the foundation for the online time banking platform TimeRepublik.