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UN Chief Says 'Grotesque' Fossil Fuel Greed Punishing the Poor, Destroying Planet

António Guterres outlined recommendations from a new report about how to handle the energy crisis exacerbated by Russia's war in Ukraine while working to meet global climate goals.

Jessica Corbett ·

With Threat at Historic High, Nuclear Powers Urged to Stop Violating Global Treaty

The head of ICAN said that as "tensions between nuclear-armed states are increasing, hiding behind vague affirmations and empty promises is not enough," and all nations should "join the Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons as the pathway to save the NPT."

Jessica Corbett ·

UN Chief Condemns Airstrikes on Key Ukrainian Port Hours After Grain Deal

"Yesterday, all parties made clear commitments on the global stage to ensure the safe movement of Ukrainian grain and related products to global markets."

Jake Johnson ·

'A Beacon of Hope': UN Chief Lauds Deal to Export 20+ Million Tons of Ukrainian Grain

The agreement, said António Guterres, will "bring relief for developing countries on the edge of bankruptcy" and "help stabilize global food prices which were already at record levels even before the war."

Jessica Corbett ·

Calling On Russia to Free Brittney Griner, Bishop Barber Seeks 'Humanitarian Visit'

"She's been kept from her family. From her wife. From her profession. From her friends," the activist pastor said of the U.S. Olympian jailed in Russia. "It's time for her to come home."

Brett Wilkins ·

Just How Much Bigger Is the US-NATO Military Force Than Russia's?

The Atlantic Alliance has called Moscow its 'most significant and direct threat,' but how do both sides' militaries actually compare?

Anatol Lieven ·

The Global NATO Alliance, the European Left, and the Crack in Everything

The Democratic Party is unquestioningly supporting an endless proxy war and has been reluctant to press President Biden to prioritize a negotiated settlement to the war.

Joseph Gerson ·

Corporate Media Continue Double-Standard on When 'Self-Determination' Is a Good Thing

An American public that the corporate media have given only part of the story is more likely to acquiesce to a war with no end in sight.

Gregory Shupak ·

Model Shows Nuclear War Would Cause Millennia-Long 'Little Ice Age'

"We hope that this new study will encourage more nations to ratify the ban treaty," one of the paper's co-authors said, referring to the landmark Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Brett Wilkins ·

Surging Prices Amid Ukraine War Have Pushed 71 Million People Worldwide Into Poverty

As the cost-of-living crisis intensifies, said one U.N. official, "the threat of increased social unrest grows by the day."

Julia Conley ·

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