COP25, the long-anticipated 2019 Climate Change Conference begins today. The goals are ambitious, but results from past meetings have been underwhelming. Will this one be different? There are reasons for hope. (4:30 min read)
Jewish Settlements are the thorniest issue in the Mid-East Peace Process. Mike Pompeo just announced that the US is siding with Israel on the issue. Find out why this is a very bad idea. (5:00 min read)
Learn more about the long history of non violent action and civil disobedience for social progress on this International Day of Non-Violence. (3:30 min read)
24 UN human rights experts published an open letter on hate speech. Find out what they had to say. (3:30 min read)
Scientists have uncovered another ancient mass extinction. Find out what we can learn from this event for our own time.
Some of us complain about the heat every summer, but this July gave everyone some good reasons to get vocal about the climate emergency. Find out more.
While the rest of the world moves away from capital punishment and the UN says that it has no place in the 21st century, the United States is moving to bring it back.
Help mark the 21st anniversary of the International Criminal Court. Learn about its successes and failures toward its mandate of Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions.
Canadian environmentalists are calling on all levels of government to recongnize the global mass exinction of species as a Nature Emergency. Learn more here.
Learn the background surrounding the deadly bombing of a refugee detention centre in Libya and why the UN and human rights groups are demanding an inquiry.