A Roadmap for Survival

A Roadmap for Survival

The latest UN report on addressing climate change reflects a strong Western bias, but it’s the most comprehensive tool we’ve got.

Reading Obama’s Iran Speech

Reading Obama’s Iran Speech

President Obama’s speech at the United Nations General Assembly reflected some of the extraordinary shifts in global politics that have taken shape in the last six or eight weeks. – Article originally appeared on The Nation’s blog.

Haiti’s Hard Place

Haiti’s Hard Place

Foreign-funded mining operations may not be enough to alleviate the scourges of cholera, displaced people, and corrupt leaders.

Moral Obscenities in Syria

Moral Obscenities in Syria

The threat of a reckless, dangerous, and illegal US or US-led assault on Syria is looking closer than ever.

Civil Society to Green Climate Fund: Don’t Shut Us Out!

Civil Society to Green Climate Fund: Don’t Shut Us Out!

The active and engaged participation of civil society at the Board and country level is essential for creating an effective, equitable and environmentally sound Fund that can be responsive to the differentiated needs of men and women, minorities and indigenous peoples increasingly impacted by climate change.

February 15, 2003. The Day the World Said No to War.

February 15, 2003. The Day the World Said No to War.

Our movement changed history. While we did not prevent the Iraq war, the protests proved its clear illegality, demonstrated the isolation of the Bush administration policies, helped prevent war in Iran, and inspired a generation of activists.