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Doctors Without Borders was on the scene in West Africa six months before the U.N. declared the outbreak a “threat to international peace and security.”
Posted on Oct 19, 2014
Participants in the unfinished uprisings of the West and Middle East of the past few years have been heartened to see residents of Hong Kong take to the streets.
Posted on Oct 15, 2014
The Belgian psychotherapist’s new book considers the impact of 30 years of neoliberal economics on the development of personal identity and cultural character in the West.
Posted on Oct 6, 2014
Tragic news of the young veteran received enormous attention over the past week. Friends and fellow veterans remember his warmth, wisdom and commitment to bringing the horrors of war to an end.
Posted on Sep 28, 2014
The aim of her new book on capitalism and climate change—to rapidly get large numbers of previously unengaged people to agree that the leading wisdom is the very thing that is preventing humanity from saving itself—is quixotic and urgent.
Posted on Sep 21, 2014
The dogged investigative reporter uses plain language to describe the congressionally prescribed byzantine tax schemes that cheat ordinary Americans to benefit financial elites.
Posted on Sep 12, 2014
The Irish reporter has written the definitive primer on the Middle East’s most ferocious and ambitious new pretenders to power: the Islamic State.
Posted on Aug 30, 2014
The slain photojournalist was “drawn to the human rights side” of war reporting and spoke admiringly of the humanism of his colleagues and some of his early captors.
Posted on Aug 24, 2014
The historical corrections cited in a major column by the American critic of Israel are key to understanding the latest turmoil engulfing Gaza, the West Bank and the Jewish state.
Posted on Aug 17, 2014
The U.N. human rights commissioner’s response to an effort by U.S. lawmakers to smear an investigation of potential Israeli war crimes affirms her role as a major “voice of the victim everywhere.”
Posted on Aug 10, 2014
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