Martha Honey is the co-founder and co-director of The Center for Responsible Travel and a former FPIF co-director. She has written and lectured widely on ecotourism, Travelers’ Philanthropy, and certification issues.


An Evening of Reflection: FPIF’s 10th Anniversary

Join the online celebration of the first 10 years of Foreign Policy In Focus!

Networking Civil Society in Barcelona

The Ubuntu forum gave voice to those not able to speak up.

World Social Forum Retrospective

As plans begin to be laid for the World Social Forum’s next round, many are asking if it will become a serious political platform or merely a street party.

Porto Alegre: A Competing Vision

Porto Alegre, Brazil ­ As the sixth and final full day of the World Social Forum dawns here on southern tip of Brazil, delegates prepare for a now-familiar routine of dawn to dusk forums, side meetings over meals, and impromptu protests in the foyer of th

Second Day in Porto Alegre

On Friday, the WSF got down to serious discussions with seven simultaneous morning sessions examining “the production of wealth and social reproduction.”

First Day in Porto Alegre

Every incoming plane into Porto Alegre is overbooked, all hotels, hostels, and empty apartments are full, makeshift campsites are sprouting in city parks, and the crowds in cafes converse in a mix of languages.

The Failure of U.S. Policy Toward Iraq and Proposed Alternatives

Current U.S.-UN Iraq policy has failed. A change to a more humane and practical policy by the U.S. would quickly be accepted by the UN Security Council as a whole.

Global Focus: U.S. Foreign Policy at the Turn of the Millennium

A penetrating critique of current U.S. foreign policy through a series of original essays by leading progressive scholars.