Official proposals to address climate change ignore the deadly math of methane gas. On July 24, thousands of people will march to change that, and some will call for an “ecosocialist” emergency response.
Stanley Heller, executive director of the Middle East Crisis Committee, emphasizes in a letter to Sen. Richard Blumenthal that human rights violations in the kingdom run deep. They include "[beheading] people and [crucifying] them for non-crimes such as witchcraft, apostasy and defiance or criticism of the king."
Why did the Paris climate accord omit the words "fossil fuel," "oil" and "coal"? Because the world’s great muck-a-mucks are promising to limit emissions without challenging the beast that creates them.
Connecticut’s AFL-CIO has endorsed a resolution to support a campaign of boycott, divestment and sanctions against Israel -- a move designed to put pressure on the national leadership of the union coalition to follow suit.
A flood of US defense dollars long has supported Saudi Arabia, a hideous human rights abuser Ending the U-Saudi alliance could bring an enormous peace dividend to Americans.
This PBS documentary can’t seem to make up its mind about whether nuclear power is a manageable risk or an untamable beast. It really shouldn’t be that confusing.
With US Middle East strategy in tatters, some experts are advocating that the U ally with al-Qaida against Islamic State Here’s why such a cold-blooded plan is pure folly -- and what we should call for instead.
Stanley Heller of the Middle East Crisis Committee responds to a legislative critic of the Obama-backed deal on Iran’s nuclear development.
Ali al-Ahmed, executive director of the Institute for Gulf Affairs, a human rights advocacy think tank, explains why the U.S.-supported, Saudi-led attack on Yemen is a blatant act of illegal aggression.
One big problem with the recent calls for a Western military role in the Ukraine conflict is the Chernobyl reactor, whose core exploded in 1986 and must be watched forever. The old sarcophagus that contains it must be replaced next year and cannot wait out a war.One big problem with the calls for a Western military role in the Ukraine conflict is the Chernobyl reactor. The sarcophagus that holds it must be replaced soon and cannot wait out a war.