Other News – Voices Against the Tide

Eco-Apartheid Is Real

The climate crisis is converging with a housing crisis. We need to tackle both with a Green New Deal for Housing.The heat is on. A heat wave is breaking records across much of Western Europe. And this weekend sweltering heat baked half the United States. For some media outlets and climate advocat... (continua)

Il precipitoso imbarbarimento dei nostri tempi

A conti fatti, sembra che Thomas Hobbes, il filosofo inglese del XVII secolo che aveva una terribile concezione dell’uomo, non aveva tutti i torti.Dal frivolo al serio, in solo una settimana abbiamo avuto a che fare con quattro notizie di fatti che non sarebbero successi in un mondo normale. Una bellezza porno... (continua)

UN Chief Guterres Has Disappointed on Human Rights

New Strategy Needed for Second Half of TermWhen former Portuguese Prime Minister Antonio Guterres was elected United Nations secretary-general in 2016, many human rights activists welcomed the announcement. They hoped he would bring to UN headquarters the same passion for defending human rights that he showed d... (continua)

The Migrant Crisis, Through the Eyes of Human Traffickers

Emiliano Monge’s novel Among the Lost leads a reader through the hellish migrant trail from the perspective of its most amoral agents.Sometimes a national conversation, no matter its constant news coverage, remains—at least for those not directly affected—in the realm of abstraction. But then, after a phot... (continua)

The Future of NATO

Washington ceremony marks 70th anniversary of NATO on April 3, 2019.The seventieth anniversary of the Washington Treaty, the founding document of NATO, represents more than just a historical moment for commemorating NATO’s past, but also an opportunity to address the challenges facing NATO today, and to di... (continua)

Letting the Cat out: Jieng Dinka Attempt to Impose Hegemony and Domination in South Sudan!

It isn’t possible that people who’ve been struggling together against a common enemy for nearly six decades could turn in the end against themselves as if nothing strategic bounded them together. Many people in the civilized world find it difficult to comprehend South Sudanese leaders’ attitude towards their co... (continua)

Greek election: Mitsotakis and the return of a Greek dynasty

Kyriakos Mitsotakis, who has won the general election in Greece, has politics running through his veins.His father Konstantinos Mitsotakis was prime minister in the early 1990s and his sister, Dora Bakoyannis, was mayor of Athens when the city hosted the Olympics in 2004, before becoming Greek foreign mini... (continua)

Samarkand, on the Silk Road

The former Soviet republic returns to its origins at the hand of China. In Uzbekistan, in the heart of central Asia, is the mythical Samarkand, whose name is associated with a beautiful love story and is one of the oldest inhabited cities in the world. From Alexander the Great to Josef StalinThe origi... (continua)

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