Dianne Feinstein's assault weapons bill will not serve to unite America, even in the wake of Sandy Hook. Rather, it will promote political divisiveness.
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From superstorm Sandy, to Syria's rebellion, to long-standing drought in the Sahel region of Africa, 2012 brought its fair share of humanitarian challenges for the global community.
Every year we are pressured into making resolutions to improve our habits over the next year. Most of these are doomed before they begin. Why do we fail? Should we even attempt a 2013 resolution?
A satirical charity single by Radi-aid urges concerned Africans to send their heaters to Norway for the holidays — demonstrating yet again that traditional development is becoming irrelevant.
On Human Rights Day, a list of the worst human rights offenders: Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, China, and more.
More than 138 countries voted to upgrade Palestine to a nonmember observer state of the United Nations. Concerns and critiques of this vote abound, but it represents an important step.
The M23 rebel group in the Democratic Republic of Congo has refused to surrender. This is a problem, but not a severe as it seems.
Tonight is the final Presidential debate, which will focus on foreign policy. But will they say anything beyond national security, Middle East, Afghanistan/Pakistan/Iraq and China? I think not.
As clashes in Sudan enter their fourth week, the international media remains quiet on the increasing violence of the police in favor of buzz-worthy articles at the expense of the opposition.
How do you accept your White privilege? What do you do about the knowledge? The guilt?
Despite French President Nicolas Sarkozy's critiques of British Prime Minister David Cameron's participation in the euro zone crisis talks, all EU nations need to cooperate to resolve this issue.
After decades of Western-run development in Africa, it is time to reevaluate our progress. International NGOs may be more of a hindrance than a solution to social and economic issues.
As the world's population is growing in the poorest countries, Republicans in Congress are threatening to cut funding for reproductive health activities abroad.
Multilateralism has been predicted inevitable in the next 15 years, but the world's most powerful nations won't share their wealth.