Monday, July 24, 2017

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The Trump administration’s dangerous plans for “America’s backyard”

The last thing these countries need is a further escalation of violence and new approaches for dealing with what is in large part a youth problem need to be put forward.

Trump’s restrictions on Cuba are a detour, not the future

It’s unlikely the administration has either the will or the means to roll back the full suite of Obama-era reforms.

Child soldier wins $8.1 million after being held by US illegally in Guantanamo for...

Canada apologizes for not aiding its captive citizen.

Mexico’s methane emissions threaten the environment

In 2013, Mexico emitted 126 million tons of methane into the atmosphere.

Canada’s hollow celebration

As Canadians celebrate 150 years of nationhood it seems that the ongoing suffering of the country’s original inhabitants is once again mostly absent from the stories we tell about ourselves.

Trump approves U.S.-Mexico pipeline ‘that’ll go right under the wall’

"A better vision for American energy exists, but it isn't coming from the White House."

Is it possible to undo 2016?

Bureaucracy may constrain the worst of Trump and Brexit, but real fixes have to come from the bottom-up.

Goldman Sachs-backed firm invests big in shipping tar sands by train along Keystone XL...

The tar sands have a larger carbon footprint than other oil products when accounting for the product's entire life cycle – making it bad news for the climate.

As climate change threatens food supplies, seed saving is an ancient act of resilience

In Norway, a high-tech seed vault flooded from melting permafrost. In Montana, locals keep their seeds in the library.

Latin America lacks clear policies to tackle human trafficking

Human trafficking is one of the hidden violations of the human rights of hundreds of thousands of people.