Globally, anywhere from $5.3 trillion—about 6.25% of the world’s Gross Domestic Product—to as much as $32 trillion has been thought to be held in offshore tax havens.
For the sake of the world, let us hope that this time Cassandra will be believed.
It was not the first time that Thomas Jefferson asked
her to dance.
Food Sovereignty promotes justice, equality, dignity, fraternity and solidarity. Food Sovereignty is also the science of life.
Angele Ellis: Dances of Death | In Tango Below a Narrow Ceiling, an experimental young Syrian poet makes his book-length debut in English￼
What would happen in this vast dagger
If America stopped eating human flesh
For three days?
In a long-abandoned school playground, a small-scale farm is planting seeds for a more equitable and sustaining food system in a neighborhood where fresh, affordable food is hard to come by.
in deference to the perverse dreaming
of the dwindling numbers of the upwardly mobile as
they trash and burn their merry way to their new luxury
condominiums decorated in beautiful pastel colors.
Bryan Farrell: ‘The only way out of Libya is by sea’ — How migrant rescuers are making history in the Mediterranean
While governments fail to meet basic humanitarian requirements, rescue organizations like Sea-Watch are taking life-saving action on the frontlines of the European migrant crisis.
Along the Euphrates, some women
died in their own blood, and some,
holding their children close,
threw themselves into the river
Five days of direct action and civil disobedience are planned this week to denounce “broken promises” and demand ambitious action against the planetary threat.
And when he was little and screamed
because the circus in town was rained out
she then told him to wait–to please wait–
that old issue of trust in the steady gods
Cultural myths surrounding the sexual abuse and assault of boys and men can be serious obstacles to understanding and healing, so it’s important to learn just how wrong they are.
Accountability for the mistakes, miscalculations, and lawless policies of the war on terror has proven not just elusive, but inconceivable.