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Roma Community, Romania. CREDIT: <a href=""> World Bank </a> (<a href="">CC</a>)

AUG 2, 2014 Article

Modern Europe's Roma: Still Denied Social Justice

Despite sustained EU efforts to develop a vigorous Roma inclusion policy, the vast majority of the 10–12 million strong European Roma remain severely marginalized, frequent targets ...

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JUL 7, 2014 Article

It's Time for the United States to Ratify the Convention on the Rights of the Child

America is one of only two countries that has not yet ratified the Convention on the Rights of the Child. The other is Somalia. As ...

Pilot cave at the Onkalo spent nuclear fuel repository in Finland, the first such respository in the world. Photo via <a href="">Wikipedia</a>

JUN 6, 2014 Article

The Intergenerational and International Justice Dilemmas of Multinational Nuclear Waste Repositories

Despite Fukushima, the use of nuclear power is increasing worldwide. What about the growing mountain of nuclear waste? It has already been accumulating for over 50 ...

Lean-to camp where farmers guard the land.  The court ruled in their favor but soon after, the lawyer who had argued the case was murdered. CREDIT: Camila Rich

MAY 6, 2014 Article

The Lower Aguán in Honduras and the Deadly Battle Over Land Rights

The tumult in the Lower Aguán calls for a more thorough examination of the nature of land rights conflict and its role in making ...

Baglung District, Nepal. Photo courtesy of Florian Krampe

APR 10, 2014 Article

Climate Change Mitigation, Peacebuilding, and Resilience

How are our efforts to reduce the impact of climate change affecting post-conflict societies? Drawing on his empirical data on micro hydropower development in post-conflict ...

<a href=""> Science Research</a> by Worldmapper.<br> Territory size shows the proportion of all scientific papers published in 2001 written by authors living there.

MAR 13, 2014 Article

Redrawing the Map of Global Knowledge: from Access to Participation

It's tempting to think that more money and machines will solve the problems of knowledge production inequality between the global North and South, writes Laura ...

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FEB 14, 2014 Article

From Dehumanization to Rehumanization

"Rehumanization is the restoration of human dignity and the reassertion of the priority of humans above the systems originally intended to serve humanity. If we ...

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JAN 8, 2014 Article

Secrets and Allies: UK and U.S. Government Reaction to the Snowden Leaks

Is Edward Snowden a whistleblower, a traitor, or a mixture of both? How should he and the media that published his leaks be treated? Journalist ...

CREDIT: <a href="">Kevin Tsui</a> (<a href="">CC</a>)

DEC 16, 2013 Article

Jeffrey Sachs: Idealist or Extreme Pragmatist?

Nina Munk's book about economist Jeffrey Sachs portrays his defense of the global poor as an act of faithful idealism. She could not have it ...

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NOV 19, 2013 Article

Passionate Conviction and Inclusive Community

"Convictions matter. At least our own convictions--the affirmations, commitments, and practices that are central to our personal and social identity--matter to us. Yet because we ...