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When a word becomes so popular you begin hearing it everywhere, in all sorts of marginally related or even unrelated contexts, it means one of two things. Either the word has devolved into a meaningless cliché, or it has real conceptual heft. “Green” (or, even worse, “...

By Michael D. Lemonick

When a word becomes so popular you begin hearing it everywhere, in all sorts of marginally related or even unrelated contexts, it means one of two things. Either the word has devolved into a meaningless cliché, or it has real conceptual heft. “Green” (or, even worse, “...

By Michael D. Lemonick

When a word becomes so popular you begin hearing it everywhere, in all sorts of marginally related or even unrelated contexts, it means one of two things. Either the word has devolved into a meaningless cliché, or it has real conceptual heft. “Green” (or, even worse, “...

By Michael D. Lemonick

When a word becomes so popular you begin hearing it everywhere, in all sorts of marginally related or even unrelated contexts, it means one of two things. Either the word has devolved into a meaningless cliché, or it has real conceptual heft. “Green” (or, even worse, “...

By Michael D. Lemonick

Two months ago, the State Department released its 2010 Trafficking in Persons Report (TiP Report), laying out a picture of human trafficking across the globe. In it, the United States reaffirmed its commitment to ending this scourge -- and for the first time, included an...



Much current immigration debate seems based on two misconceptions: one factual, the other theoretical. As talk has increasingly turned from structured work programs with pathways to citizenship to border control and national security, one often gets the...

Daniel Kanstroom



Much current immigration debate seems based on two misconceptions: one factual, the other theoretical. As talk has increasingly turned from structured work programs with pathways to citizenship to border control and national security, one often gets the...

Daniel Kanstroom



MEXICO CITY, Aug. 7 -- The Bush administration is close to sealing a major, multiyear aid deal to combat drug cartels in Mexico that would be the biggest U.S. anti-narcotics effort abroad since a seven-year, $5 billion program in Colombia, according to U.S....

Manuel Roig-Franzia and Juan Forero



MEXICO CITY, Aug. 7 -- The Bush administration is close to sealing a major, multiyear aid deal to combat drug cartels in Mexico that would be the biggest U.S. anti-narcotics effort abroad since a seven-year, $5 billion program in Colombia, according to U.S....

Manuel Roig-Franzia and Juan Forero



MEXICO CITY, Aug. 7 -- The Bush administration is close to sealing a major, multiyear aid deal to combat drug cartels in Mexico that would be the biggest U.S. anti-narcotics effort abroad since a seven-year, $5 billion program in Colombia, according to U.S....

Manuel Roig-Franzia and Juan Forero



MEXICO CITY, Aug. 7 -- The Bush administration is close to sealing a major, multiyear aid deal to combat drug cartels in Mexico that would be the biggest U.S. anti-narcotics effort abroad since a seven-year, $5 billion program in Colombia, according to U.S....

Manuel Roig-Franzia and Juan Forero



MEXICO CITY, Aug. 7 -- The Bush administration is close to sealing a major, multiyear aid deal to combat drug cartels in Mexico that would be the biggest U.S. anti-narcotics effort abroad since a seven-year, $5 billion program in Colombia, according to U.S....

Manuel Roig-Franzia and Juan Forero

KABUL, Afghanistan, April 9 -- A U.S. warplane mistakenly killed 11 civilians, most of them women, when a 1,000-pound laser-guided bomb missed its intended target today and landed on a house in eastern Afghanistan, the U.S. military said.

For the first time since...

April Witt

Secretary of State Colin L. Powell certified yesterday that the
Colombian armed forces have met the congressionally mandated
requirements to suspend and prosecute alleged human rights violators and
to sever their ties with right-wing paramilitary forces accused of
...

By Karen DeYoung<br>Washington Post Staff Writer

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States and its allies Wednesday failed to pass a resolution condemning rights abuse in Cuba in the Organization of American States but vowed to come back with a revised text soon.

Reflecting deep divisions over President Fidel...

Pablo Bachelet

ABC Online
UN condemns Cuba embargo for 13th time. 29/10/2004. ABC News Online

UN condemns Cuba embargo for the 13th time

For the 13th consecutive year, the United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly against the United States's four-...

ABC Online
UN condemns Cuba embargo for 13th time. 29/10/2004. ABC News Online

UN condemns Cuba embargo for the 13th time

For the 13th consecutive year, the United Nations General Assembly has voted overwhelmingly against the United States's four-...

UNIVERSAL DECLARATION OF THE RIGHTS OF MOTHER EARTH
April 22, 2010

World People’s Conference on Climate Change
and the Rights of Mother Earth
Cochabamba, Bolivia

Preamble

We, the peoples and nations of Earth:

considering...

San Francisco, CA - As public outrage at the oil industry intensifies and questions on how to reign in the industry abound, an unprecedented global coalition of communities harmed by -- and fighting back against -- the industry present both a groundbreaking report, The True Cost of Chevron: An...

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

(Binghamton-AP) -- An upstate congressman says more New York farmers should be able to sell their products to Cuba in the future.

Maurice Hinchey, an Ulster County Democrat, visited Havana last week to speak with Cuban officials about trade and other issues....

Bob Joseph