Saturday, May 25, 2019

Tag: U.N.

5 things to know before next week’s critical UN climate talks

You can participate, too. Climate change is not some far-away phenomenon, it is here now and impacts people around the globe everyday.

Mainstream media are trying to spin Nikki Haley as a moderate

During her tenure at the U.N., she advocated and defended extremist policies.

Nikki Haley gives her resignation as UN ambassador

While it's unclear what prompted Haley's resignation, Trump said that he has known for six months, but hopes she will come back to the administration in another capacity.

US officially withdraws from UN Human Rights Council

The announcement comes on the heels of the U.N. human rights chief calling the Trump administration's policy of separating migrant families "unconscionable."

Drug wars, missing money, and a phantom $500 million

More effective use of spreadsheets won’t solve the underlying problems of America’s wars or cure an addiction to policies that continue to fail.

Pan African Parliament Endorses Ban on FGM

Pan-African Parliament (PAP) representatives and the U.N. Population Fund (UNFPA) put forth a movement to end female genital mutilation (FGM).

Former UN President Arrested in Chinese Bribery Scheme

John Ashe, the former president of the United Nations General Assembly, was arrested after he was accused of accepting over $1 million in bribes in exchange for political favors. U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara vows to "root out public corruption" at every level.

VIDEO: Obama and Putin Spar at UN: Will Regime Change in...

During a formal meeting in New York, President Obama and Russian President Vladimir Putin discussed their views on Syria and Ukraine with Obama expressing his willingness to work with Russia to resolve the Syrian crisis.

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New poll shows the majority of Americans don’t want Roe v. Wade overturned

Americans don't agree with the new abortion bans in Alabama and Georgia.

Will Biden’s dog whistles for racism catch up with him?

Denial of that reality could help him win the party’s nomination -- and then help Donald Trump get re-elected.

Hillary’s call for Chinese meddling in 2020 is no joking matter

China already interfered with a presidential election once on behalf of Democrats.

This is how Republics die

"America will not 'bounce back' from the Trump presidency when it ends, and may lose all ability to recover at all if that presidency lasts six rather than two more years."

‘Becoming a green, sustainable society:’ Shorter work weeks is one of several strategies

"This new paper from Autonomy is a thought experiment that should give policymakers, activists and campaigners more ballast to make the case that a Green New Deal is absolutely necessary."

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