Tag: United Nations
Richard Falk: Dreaming of the Next UN Secretary GeneralMay 2016
Why the selection process for the Secretary General has always protected the global order.
Nick Turse: The Kids Aren’t All RightMay 2015
Presidential waivers, child soldiers, and an American-made army in Africa
Richard Falk: The Geopolitical Right of Exception at the United NationsApril 2015
The UN is a powerful organization, but the US and other big players ultimately make the rules.
Rebecca Gordon: American Torture—Past, Present, and… Future?December 2014
Beyond the Senate torture report.
Laura Gottesdiener: Two Detroits, Separate and UnequalNovember 2014
A journey across a city divided.
Richard Falk: Living Together on Planet EarthOctober 2014
Four logics that define the statist world order.
Eddie Bautista: Why We MarchSeptember 2014
Stepping forth for a planet in peril.
Richard Falk: The International Year of Solidarity with the Palestinian PeopleJanuary 2014
A little noted initiative by the United Nations sparks hope for a just and sustainable peace in the region.
Richard Falk: Invisible Horizons of a Just Palestine/Israel FutureNovember 2013
The burden of history lies heavy on the United Nations.
Max Blumenthal: The Desert of Israeli DemocracyOctober 2013
Journey to the center of a refugee camp.
Richard Falk: Resolving the Syrian Chemical Weapons CrisisSeptember 2013
If an attack on Syria is averted, it could mark a welcome shift in U.S. foreign policy.
Justin Elliott: U.N. Think Tank Opening Office in Bahrain, with Bahraini Government FundingMarch 2013
Can groups advocate for peace and justice while accepting money from authoritarian governments?
Ben Rawlence: A Signal of Hope for CongoMarch 2013
There’s a framework for peace in Congo, and if Rwanda will stop interfering, it just might work.
Richard Falk: For What?July 2012
Richard Falk considers how he came to find himself so drawn to the Palestinian cause.
Richard Falk: On the U.N. Alliance of CivilizationsJune 2012
To solve global problems, we have to start thinking in terms of civilizations instead of than nation-states. A dispatch from the recent Istanbul Partners Forum.
Daniel Moss: Debating the Future of Our World’s WaterApril 2012
The World Water Forum in Marseille sets the stage for important talks at Rio environment conference.