Music did not disarm the fellow with the machete, but it did unite scared Americans and the Yoro tribe of Papua New Guinea in celebration afterwards. Music can only point the way towards a global community graced by understanding. We must walk there on our own.
Do you feel a warm fuzzy attachment to your credit card? No? You feel abused? So why do you keep going back?
In the decade in which it begins its ascent, the country is so important that it is forcing its main competitor in the region, the United States, to redesign its foreign policy to take into consideration Brazil’s prominence, a tactic that might destabilize all of Latin America.
While Canada opens its doors to Olympians and the world, its own opposition parties are locked out of Parliament.
Agustín Velloso looks at Obiang’s controversial effort to obtain wider global respect and appreciation through the creation of an international prize in partnership with UNESCO.
Three weeks after Haiti’s devastating earthquake, nearly 100 U.S. lawmakers joined with key civil society groups here Thursday to urge the Group of Seven (G7) leading western nations to commit to cancelling all of the Caribbean country’s multilateral debt.
After nearly a decade of war, close to 700 U.S., allied, and Afghan military bases dot Afghanistan.
The wonder weapon of our present moment is the missile-armed unmanned aerial vehicle, or drone, now doing our dirty work, an endless series of targeted assassinations, in the Afghan-Pakistani borderlands.
A short review of Iran’s 31-year-old revolution is in order.
Afghanistan and the U.S. military escalation in the civil war there dominated foreign-related news coverage by the three major U.S. television networks in 2009, according to the latest annual review by the authoritative Tyndall Report.
The making of an unequal, unconstitutional, illegal, colonial and deceitful U.S.-Japan agreement.
Seven stories of 2009 that deserved more attention than they received.
The story of the determined, long-term nonviolent resistance of many Palestinian villagers to the loss of their lands, striking as it may be, is seldom told.
Many Hondurans fear that the coup’s success represents a threat to the future stability of a democratic state.
Once perceived as an icon of progress in Africa thanks to wealth from its copper mines, today over 75 per cent of Zambia’s population lives below the poverty line.