Category: Human Rights
The SDGs offer profit for the corporations and for-profit consultancies that live off the lard of development capitalism
What is yet to enter the public discourse is Western complicity for the circumstances that generate refugees. The contributions of the U.S.-British “Mission Accomplished” in Iraq and the U.S.-British-French “Mission Accomplished” in Libya to the refugee exodus is rarely acknowledged.
Torture and abuse of U.S. prisoners at home and abroad are not the acts of a few bad apples, but examples of systemic, state-sanctioned violence
In the end, there are consequences for our actions and inactions. When events like Hurricane Katrina, or the invasion of Iraq takes place, the eventual fallout is immeasurable
With the global population rising, wastage of products including 45% of all fruit and vegetables and 20% of meat is one of the greatest challenges to achieving food security
The UN’s new Sustainable Development Goals aim to save the world without transforming it
Running a classic ZNet article to honor the birthday of Mikis Theodorakis, who is 90 today.
In order to keep 80% or more of this oil in the ground, as we must, concrete drastic action is needed
New Report Confirms Health Professionals Violated Core Ethics
Albert Woodfox sits alone in a cell smaller than the average parking space. Unless it is one of the three days that he gets to stretch his legs in the prison yard, the 68-year-old will likely remain caged in these conditions for 24 hours today. The four walls are solid – save a single small Read more…