U.S. weapons manufacturer General Dynamics made it clear to Canada that canceling a contract to supply Saudi Arabia with its made-in-Canada armored vehicles would have dire consequences.
A potentially landmark lawsuit was filed in Texas after state authorities fired a speech pathologist for refusing to sign a pledge not to boycott Israel or any entity doing business with Israel.
The follow-up conference to the original Paris Climate Accords meetings in 2015 concluded with mostly empty promises and little sense of urgency.
William Blum, a major voice against international imperialism and war crimes of the United States, died on December 9 at the age of 85.
The parties in the Yemen civil war have reportedly reached agreement to a cease-fire at the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah.
In a vote which should rattle the Trump administration for multiple reasons, on December 13 the U.S. Senate voted to end U.S. military support for the Saudi Arabia-led coalition in its savage war on Yemen.
Following a motion from the London City Assembly, on December 11 London’s Mayor declared a Climate Emergency and pledged an aggressive plan to reach carbon neutrality by 2030.
After a public plea by the UN Secretary General at the COP24 climate change talks in Poland on December 12, the European Union and a group of developing countries signed on to do something far more serious about reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
A House hearing with Google CEO Sundar Pichai yesterday proved an artful dodge of deeper questions the company should have been answering.
With 164 countries having finally agreed on a much-needed common set of policies for dealing with global migration, why is there such unease about this pact’s final form?