Monday, September 1, 2014

Desmond Tutu

Desmond Tutu is Archbishop Emeritus of Cape Town and a Nobel Peace Prize laureate.

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Newsart for The Fire in the Monastery
World Affairs 2

The Fire in the Monastery

The grim spectacle of young monks, nuns, and lay people setting themselves on fire is a stark reminder of the despair that now prevails on the Tibetan Plateau. These self-immolations – at least 36… read more

Newsart for Climate Justice

Climate Justice

Climate change is a matter of justice: the richest countries caused the problem, but it is the world’s poorest who are already suffering from its effects. At the climate-change summit now taking… read more

Newsart for The Devil in the Tar Sands
World Affairs 0

The Devil in the Tar Sands

If the Keystone XL pipeline, which would run from Alberta, Canada to the Texas coast, goes forward, it would spell disaster for efforts to combat climate change. But defenders of the pipeline are… read more

Newsart for Ukraine Loses Its Way
World Affairs 1

Ukraine Loses Its Way

Since the election of President Viktor Yanukovych in 2010, Ukraine has experienced a significant and alarming deterioration in its democratic framework. And, given Ukraine’s strategic importance,… read more

Newsart for Ending Nuclear Evil
World Affairs 0

Ending Nuclear Evil

Although eliminating nuclear weapons is the democratic wish of the world’s people, no nuclear-armed country currently appears to be preparing for a future without these terrifying devices. On the… read more

Newsart for Solidarity with Japan
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Solidarity with Japan

The scale of the disaster facing Japan reminds us that a shared sense of human solidarity is just as important to citizens of powerful countries as it is to poorer countries. Indeed, such solidarity… read more

Newsart for Killing Justice in Russia
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Killing Justice in Russia

The death of Eduard Chuvashov, a judge killed in cold blood on April 12 in Moscow, is another in a long and growing list of murders perpetrated on those in Russia who try to seek justice for the… read more

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