The Abuse Of Absolute Power
By Robert C. Koehler in CommonWonders. Guantanamo Bay - Whatever details about the torture program remain classified and buried, these stories, along…
Celebrating The 4th Of July Is A Cartoon Of Miseducation
By Bill Bigelow for Zinn Education Project. The fireworks of the 4th of July turns an immensely complicated time in U.S. history into a cartoon of…
200 Years of US Military Interventions – Interactive Map
As the United States fights military campaigns in Iraq and Syria, take a look at the long history of overseas US military deployments. Map: 200 years…
World: Education for All Global Monitoring Report – Policy Paper 21 (June 2015)
Source: UN Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization Country: World With a growing proportion of the world's out-of-school children and…
Record-breaking Solar Flight Reaches HawaiiDemonstrating the Potential of Clean Technologies
Endeavoring to reach Hawaii from Japan to encourage the use of clean technologies (#futureisclean), the solar powered aircraft of Bertrand Piccard…
Political Tension Grips Burkina Faso Ahead of Elections
Nearly a year after a civilian uprising ousted Africa's longest-ruling leaders, Blaise Compaore, Burkina Faso's transitional government is gearing up…
From Glasgow To Greece.
     Glasgow stands with the people of Greece against austerity. In spite of the usual Glasgow crap weather, there was a reasonable turnout. Well…
Top choice blocked for UN digital privacy investigator post
Top choice blocked for UN digital privacy investigator post [Published in AidNews - Read the original…
South Sudan: Cholera in Juba, Central Equatoria State, Republic of South Sudan – Situation Report #11 as at 23:59 Hours, 2 July 2015
Source: World Health Organization, Government of the Republic of South Sudan Country: South Sudan Situation Update As of 2 July 2015, a total…
Greek PM: ‘Say No To Those Who Terrorise You’
"On Sunday, we are not just deciding that we are staying in Europe, but that we are deciding to live with dignity in Europe," he said. He urged…
Protesters gather in Thailand to demand students release
"Long live the people,” read one post-it ... The gathering was watched by over 50 military personnel who cordoned off the area and took photographs…