Transformational changes are needed to make the UN into a body that advances the public interest through democratic governance and commitment to its founding values. These changes will not be easy to bring about, but one thing is clear: a piecemeal approach won’t get us the UN we need. By Barbara Adams and Karen Judd for The Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung.
As the blockade imposed by Israel approaches its 9th anniversary, it continues to devastate the lives and livelihoods of 1.8 million Palestinians living in Gaza.
Top United Nations officials today declared that ending the occupation is the only way to lay the foundations for enduring peace that meets Israeli security needs and Palestinian aspirations for statehood and sovereignty.
Donald Trump’s proposed cuts to foreign aid disproportionately target the poorest countries, and serve a signal that this administration is not concerned with fighting poverty, writes Aria Grabowski from Oxfam America.
We are unable to seriously envision a new economic paradigm for managing the earth’s shared resources, unless we first contemplate the need for a psychosocial transformation in consciousness, whereby the awareness of the average person is expanded to embrace the common good of humanity as a whole. By Mohammed Mesbahi.