Behind Karzai’s visit to Washington: A real path to peace will involve a lot more players (and fewer soldiers).
Unable to afford fleeing her 9th Ward home, a resident decides to document Hurricane Katrina on her camcorder.
New Mexico's acequias—communal irrigation canals—still function as a tool to preserve and share scarce desert water.
The time has come for a U.S. exit strategy in Afghanistan. But is “Out Now” a valid response? David Wildman, Sunita Viswanath, and Lorelei Kelly discuss how can we best support Afghan national stability.
The U.S. reveals the size of its nuclear arsenal for the first time. Are we any closer to disarmament?
The World People’s Conference on Climate Change held last week in Bolivia was an experiment in replacing the less-than-democratic UN process with one that invites public participation. Janet Redman, one of the drafters of the People’s Accord, explains the difference between Copenhagen and Cochabamba.
The Zinn Education Project helps make sense of race and the role it has played in shaping society.
Multiracial persons are the fastest growing demographic group in the country, but still gaining recognition. Now mixed race people can see themselves in books and be proud of who they are.
Will Cochabamba be a turning point in the climate crisis?
At the World People's Conference on Climate Change, the emphasis on local and indigenous knowledge stands out.
One health clinic in Port-Au-Prince is using art, education, and community to help its patients heal. What can international aid agencies learn from their model?
Message from Eduardo Galeano, the author of Open Veins of Latin America, to participants of the First World Peoples’ Summit on Climate Change and the Rights of Mother Earth in the Bolivian city of Cochabamba.
A decade after the streets of Cochabamba exploded in what became known as the Water Revolt, the people of Bolivia’s third largest city filled the streets once again to commemorate the anniversary of a grassroots victory that has become known around the world.