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Can't See the Forest for the Trees: The Climate Bomb

Dr. Reese Halter | Posted 11.13.2013 | Green
Dr. Reese Halter

Later this month in Stockholm The United Nations panel on climate change will release its long awaited report replete with predictions on our climate....

20 Minutes That Changed The World: Hillary Clinton In Beijing

Kate Grant | Posted 04.06.2013 | Women
Kate Grant

Clad in a gentle pink suit, cream blouse and pearls, she could have been the wife of a Methodist Minister or Headmistress at a conservative girls' school. But the demur package was only a veneer.

Survival and Dignity in an Afghan Winter

Kathy Kelly | Posted 12.31.2012 | World
Kathy Kelly

Among Afghanistan's ongoing burdens of destitution and war, of course temperatures are now dropping again.

Celebrating the International Day of the Girl

Freida Pinto | Posted 12.11.2012 | Impact
Freida Pinto

Resources, leadership and long-term commitments are necessary to close persistent gender gaps and improve the rights and well-being of millions of girls around the world.

UN Complex Getting $2 Billion Facelift

AP | By ANITA SNOW | Posted 05.05.2012 | New York

UNITED NATIONS -- The whirr of saws and buzz of drills flood buildings better accustomed to the speeches of world leaders as the United Nations' iconi...

Foreign Policy's Amen Corner

Glenn C. Altschuler | Posted 05.01.2012 | Books
Glenn C. Altschuler

Clearly, religion has provided a shared language for leaders and the public throughout American history. Preston believes it is a "missing link, a vital but unrecognized part of the story."

BED BUGGED!

myfoxny.com | Posted 05.25.2011 | New York

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Are the Millennium Development Goals for Health on a Collision Course?

Dr. Julio Frenk | Posted 05.25.2011 | World
Dr. Julio Frenk

In developing countries, a woman dies from complications of pregnancy or childbirth every 90 seconds, a person is infected with AIDS every 12 seconds and a child dies every four seconds. The call to action is urgent.

The Israel/Gaza Face-Off in Los Angeles

Linda Milazzo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles
Linda Milazzo

Monday night, in remembrance of the one-year anniversary of Israel's Operation Cast Lead that killed 1,400 Gazans, and in solidarity with the 1,400 in...

Iran's Positive Response and the High Possibility of a Military Strike

Omid Memarian | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Omid Memarian

The EU and U.S. know that sanctions cannot destroy but only weaken Iran's vast economy, given that rising oil prices have tripled Iran's revenue during the past two years.