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The U.N. Should Move (Back) to California

It doesn’t make sense for the leading international organization to be in New York anymore.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 15:00
Ukraine Isn’t Putin’s War—It’s Russia’s War.

Jade McGlynn’s books paint an unsettling picture of ordinary Russians’ support for the invasion and occupation of Ukraine.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 10:10
Sudan’s Refugee Crisis

After nearly one year of civil war, 8 million people have been displaced—more than 1 million of whom have fled to neighboring Chad and Egypt.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 10:00
U.S. Vetoes U.N. Cease-Fire Resolution for Israel-Hamas War

Washington proposed its own draft opposing Israel’s impending Rafah offensive.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 02:02
The Dragon Won’t Bring China a Baby Boom

In the Chinese zodiac cycle, children born in the year of the dragon are considered lucky—but it’s unlikely to cause a bump in 2024.

Wed Feb 21, 2024 00:04
There Must Be a Reckoning for Russian War Crimes

Systematic atrocities are integral to Moscow’s way of waging war—and should not be condoned.

Tue Feb 20, 2024 21:31

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