United Nations

Sep 23, 2009

President Zelaya and the audacity of action

With tear gas wafting through the Brazilian Embassy where ousted president Manuel Zelaya is taking refuge, this week may force the U.S. to finally help the people of Honduras undo the coup.
Aug 31, 2009

Reimagining the UN

Dr. Claudia Kissling, a member of the Committee for a Democratic UN, has been leading the movement to establish an elected World Assembly -- a new global platform for citizens.
Book Review
Jul 2, 2009

The cost of this war

Steven Staples and David MacDonald
"How much is this war costing Canadians?" ask Steven Staples and David MacDonald in a chapter from a new anthology dedicated to examining the toll of war in Afghanistan.
May 17, 2009

Sri Lanka: Finishing the work of the tsunami

Justin Podur
The Sri Lankan military now controls virtually all of the territory that was once controlled by the Tamil Tiger (Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam, or LTTE) insurgents.
Apr 21, 2009

Maude Barlow to support Bolivia's "Mother Earth Day" at UN

The Council of Canadians
Council of Canadians chair Maude Barlow will make her first address to the United Nations General Assembly on the morning of April 22 to support the Bolivian call for "International Mother Earth Day."


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