Violence Against Children: UN Gets it Wrong

Robert J. Burrowes* The United Nations has just issued a report, ?Why Children?s Protection from Violence should be at the Heart of the Post-2015 Development Agenda? http://srsg.violenceagainstchildren.org/sites/default/files/publications_final/why_childrens_protection_from_violence_should_be_at_the_heart_of_%20the_post_2015_development_agenda.pdf This is a worthy ideal.

Edward Snowden: A ?Nation? Interview

Katrina vanden Heuvel and Stephen F. Cohen ? The Nation In a wide-ranging conversation, he discusses the surveillance state, the American political system and the price he?s paid for his understanding of patriotism. On October 6, Nation editor and publisher… Continue Reading

Lessons from mutiny on the bounty

Peter Ronald deSouza* – The Hindu The recommendations of the World Bank/IMF are presented to us, the people of the South, as scientific, objective, necessary, fair, and in the best interests of the countries where they are to be implemented.… Continue Reading

In the Syria We Don?t Know

Charles Glass – The New York Review of Books November 6, 2014 Issue Supporters of Bashar al-Assad at a demonstration in Homs, May 2012 A young woman in Damascus produced a smart phone from her handbag and asked, ?May I… Continue Reading