Forget Foam — Now We Can Grow Better Takeout Containers
Forget Foam — Now We Can Grow Better Takeout Containers
We live in a material world, people — synthetic material, that is, with all the attendant mess that makes. But how can a society addicted to Ziploc…
Iran names new UN ambassador after US visa refusal
Iran names new UN ambassador after US visa refusal
Iran appointed a new UN ambassador Wednesday following Washington’s refusal to grant a US visa to a previous nominee over the 1979 embassy hostage…
UNICEF seeks $3.1 billion to reach more children in emergencies
UNICEF seeks $3.1 billion to reach more children in emergencies
Source: UN Children's Fund Country: World UNICEF is launching its largest-ever appeal to reach 62 million children at risk in humanitarian crises…
Will East Asia’s booming cities put more people in harm’s way?
Will East Asia’s booming cities put more people in harm’s way?
Between 2000 and 2010, almost 200 million people moved from rural to urban areas in East Asia, a number equal to the population of the world’s…
Steve Beckow: The World We’re Building
Steve Beckow: The World We’re Building
Written by Steve Beckow, The Golden Age of Gaia , January 28, 2015 Prior to the great voyages of exploration, the best known of which was Christopher…
Israel set to go “Gaza” on southern Lebanon…
Israel set to go “Gaza” on southern Lebanon…
"Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said before a situation assessment with Israel's security chiefs that "whoever is behind today's attack will pay…
MH370 continues to be major mystery in world aviation history
MH370 continues to be major mystery in world aviation history
KUALA LUMPUR: In less than two months from now, it will be one year since the Malaysia Airlines (MAS) plane, Flight MH370, inexplicably disappeared,…
Interview of Bashar al-Assad with Foreign Affairs, by Bashar al-Assad
Interview of Bashar al-Assad with Foreign Affairs, by Bashar al-Assad
Foreign Affairs: I would like to start by asking you about the war. It has now been going on for almost four years, and you know the statistics: more…
Central African Republic: C.A.R. Regional Impact Situation Report #11, 29 January 2015
Central African Republic: C.A.R. Regional Impact Situation Report #11, 29 January 2015
Source: World Food Programme Country: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Chad, Congo, Democratic Republic of the Congo In Numbers 242,000 refugees…
How Mainstream Economic Thinking Imperils America
How Mainstream Economic Thinking Imperils America
A discussion with Jeff Madrick, whose new book, Seven Bad Ideas: How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World, is prompting an…