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Nordic Nations are Leading on Climate Action

By Justin Gerdes

Every country on Earth must choose clean energy and quit carbon if the world is to reach zero net carbon emissions by the end of this century, as outlined in the Paris Agreement.


What sort of crisis is this?

By Will Davies

Britain is in a deep crisis, but not a 2008-style emergency. And it reveals much about the underlying forces in our politics.

The Covert Drone War in Yemen

By Radhya al-Mutawakel

The United States’ covert drone war in Yemen - at least 15 years old now – continues. European countries are directly and indirectly involved. Yemenis deserve a chance at peace ...

Brexit and the rise of the far right

By John Weeks

On Thursday 23 June 2016 the Far Right achieved its most important victory in British electoral history. John Weeks, Professor Emeritus, School of Oriental and African Studies, University of London ...

Germany overhauls its flagship energy policy

By Arne Jungjohann

So far citizens, communities and new investors have been the biggest drivers for the energy transition. But large corporations will dominate the market if the changes are implemented.

Arts & Culture

Lost and Found Art in the City of São Paolo

By Irene Dogmatic

San Francisco artist Irene Dogmatic visits São Paulo's mainstream art galleries, which she found surprisingly short of visitors, in striking contrast to the city's vibrant street art scene.

The Desert of Forbidden Art

The Desert of Forbidden Art



Travel Writing

Sailing the Southern Hemisphere

Following in the footsteps of Charles Darwin, our expedition took us from the Falkland Islands (Malvinas) to the spectacular land ...

Travel Writing

A Taste of Moscow’s Tretyakov Gallery

Californian Artist, Irene Dogmatic is blown away by her first visit to the Tretyakov Gallery in the Russian capital. Here ...

Political Tours

Political Tours