In the pause between the U.N. climate summit that just ended in Egypt and the start of the U.N. conference on biodiversity in Canada, Vijay Prashad reflects on the scale and speed of deforestation and animal extinctions.
66 Nations at UN Say ‘End War in Ukraine’
“Too much blood has been spilled” — Medea Benjamin and Nicolas J. S. Davies highlight a few of the many under-reported appeals made at the General Assembly for peaceful negotiations.
Decolonizing the Mind
It requires a rejection of what passes for news and conventional wisdom, writes Margaret Kimberly.
The Pan-African Choice
As Western powers warn of nefarious Chinese and Russian designs, Anis Chowdhury and Jomo Kwame Sundaram outline how the brutal history of the Western powers in Africa makes the case for non-alignment.
Missing Link in a UN Cold Case?
A French death warrant against Dag Hammarskjold comes to light, Maurin Picard reports.
The Three Types of US ‘Regime Change’
When the U.S. overthrows a foreign government it either works from the top down, the bottom up, or through military invasion, writes Joe Lauria.
WATCH: The UN Inquiry into Hammarskjöld’s Death: Last Chance to Reach the Truth?
The United Nations is investigating the mysterious death of its second secretary-general 60 years ago last Saturday in circumstances that appear to implicate the intelligence agencies of the United States and Britain.
Who was Dag Hammarskjöld?
Through his independence, Hammarskjöld had managed to anger both Cold War camps, writes Joe Lauria.
The Less-Cold Case of Dag Hammarskjöld
James DiEugenio looks through the accumulating murder evidence of a U.N. chief who might have changed the course of modern African history.
Likely Assassination of UN Chief by US, British and South African Intelligence Happened 60 Years Ago on Saturday
New evidence over the past decade has led to a UN probe into the probable assassination of the second UN chief, but U.S., British and South African intelligence are rebuffing UN demands to declassify files to get at the truth.