War & Peace

Kenny Stancil, staff writer
A crowd gathers at the U.S. embassy in Mexico City on November 15, 2019 to protest the coup d'etat in Bolivia and to denounce U.S. interference in Latin America. (Photo: Cristian Leyva/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
Nearly half of respondents in 53 countries surveyed are worried about U.S. foreign policy, and almost two-thirds say economic inequality threatens democracy.
Brett Wilkins, staff writer
Israeli security forces kneel on the head of a Palestinian man amid ongoing confrontations as Palestinian families face eviction in the Sheikh Jarrah neighborhood of East Jerusalem on May 4, 2021. (Photo: Ahmad Gharabli/AFP via Getty Images)
The house is located in an occupied East Jerusalem neighborhood where...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
The top five weapons firms received over $150 billion in Pentagon contracts during Fiscal Year 2020—and, according to a new issue brief, "not all of these funds are well spent."(Photo: Kiyoshi Tanno/Getty Images)
"Congress and the administration should take a closer look at these costs,"...


The world turns away, but "there is fuel in the air" as a record number of Palestinians in and around Jerusalem lose their homes, either pitilessly razed by bulldozers or seized by jeering Israeli settlers with the "law" of occupation on their side. For those left destitute, it's "an early death," a brutal uprooting by a country that "throws us out like garbage" when they ask only to live: "I need them to let me live, with my family, in my house. It's a simple request."

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