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An Army of Humanity to Fight Crimes Against Humanity

A UNRDF would give individual citizens all around the world the ability to volunteer to do more than just “serve their countries.” It would give them the opportunity to serve humanity.
Tad Daley ·

Yemeni War Deaths Underestimated by Five To One

ACLED estimates the true number of people killed in Yemen is probably between 70,000 and 80,000.

Nicolas J.S. Davies ·

What Is Democracy, Anyway? Let’s Talk

Above all, democracy is a cultural journey—not an end stage—headed towards widely dispersed power and away from concentrated control

Frances Moore Lappé ·

Drifting Away from Peace

According to a new study, peaceful countries are getting more peaceful while the violent are getting more violent

Sajjad Hussain ·

We Shouldn't Take the Bait on 'Catch and Release'

People are not fish, and using a phrase, even one with the valence of a humane practice, serves to dehumanize the human beings being led away in handcuffs

Stacy Sullivan ·

World to Refugees: Go to Hell

Over 22.5 million people have been forced to flee their countries. Last year, less than 200,000 were resettled.

John Feffer ·

The Iraq Death Toll 15 Years After the US Invasion

Numbers are numbing, especially numbers that rise into the millions. But please remember that each person killed represents someone's loved one.

Medea Benjamin ·

Nine Reasons Israel Is Not a ‘Progressive Paradise’

Progressives realizing the realities of the state of Israel are precisely why Democrats are continuing to sympathize more and more with Palestinians.

Hamzah Raza ·

US Falls Behind Other Wealthy Countries in Infant Mortality Rates

Majority of wealthy countries listed in UNICEF's report provide citizens with government-run healthcare systems

Julia Conley ·

Global Alarm as Trump CDC Plans to 'Dramatically' Slash Epidemic Prevention

Democratic lawmakers and global health groups are calling on Republicans to continue funding for epidemic preparedness abroad

Jessica Corbett ·

Trump Isn’t Just Incompetent and His Agenda Isn’t Just Bad. It’s Evil.

After a year that's brought us closer to nuclear war, ethnic cleansing, and climate catastrophe, it's time to consider that the Trump-GOP agenda may be genuinely evil.

John Feffer ·

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