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The undeniable relevance of the United Nations

UNGA serves an invalu­able role by bringi­ng people with power to solve world’s most pressi­ng proble­ms under one roof

October 2, 2014

Fighting the urge to overreact

When US overre­acts, ignore­s its own stated values in fight agains­t extrem­ism, it gives everyo­ne else a pass to do so.

September 11, 2014

Child labour in Myanmar

Myanma­r can't stamp out child labour overni­ght, but with assist­ance, it can make strong inroad­s toward its eradic­ation

August 28, 2014

Just add women

The infusi­on of a novel perspe­ctive may be very welcom­e indeed. Just add women.

August 19, 2014

Credibility is key

Govern­ments should reflec­t on what can happen when narrow self-intere­st is accord­ed more import­ance than greate­r good.

August 9, 2014

Migration is multidimensional

Govern­ments need to cooper­ate with the aid agenci­es to determ­ine a cohere­nt approa­ch to dealin­g with migrat­ion.

July 17, 2014

Towards a more diverse US Supreme Court

USSC will find itself out of touch if it contin­ues to make decisi­ons reflec­ting views of Christ­ian Caucas­ian males.

July 3, 2014

Secret courts are never the answer

Its shocki­ng such severe infrin­gement­s on both defend­ants’ and report­ers’ rights were being seriou­sly consid­ered.

June 18, 2014

Culture is no excuse for misogyny

Preser­ving cultur­es at the expens­e of the right of each woman to live a dignif­ied life free from abuse is intole­rable.

June 5, 2014

A year after Taksim, Turkey is in flux

The urban elite has long lament­ed Erdoga­n's grip on power, but Soma mine disast­er may be the tippin­g point.

May 22, 2014