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Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
Advances in human development risk being erased without a renewed global commitment to eradicating inequality, tackling climate change, and providing basic services, according to the UN's 2014 Human Development Report, Sustaining Human Progress: Reducing Vulnerabilities and Enhancing Resilience (pdf), released Thursday in Tokyo, Japan. While...
Jon Queally, staff writer
Large-scale protests against the ongoing blockade and bombardment of the Gaza...
Sarah Lazare, staff writer
(Image: War Resisters International)
As Israel continues to pummel Gaza, over 50 reservists in the Israeli army have...

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The carnage goes on in Gaza. Over 500 now dead. The devastation has sparked fury, with hundreds of thousands protesting around the world, Nobel laureates and other public figures demanding an arms embargo against Israel, and an emergency meeting by the U.N. Security Council just announced. Still, the sheer scope of the horror can also numb us into a sort of moral fatigue. Two individual stories of random life and death to make and keep it real: The little boy on the front, brought into Gaza...

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