Desmond Tutu: Climate Change is the Global Enemy

Desmond Tutu: Climate Change is the Global Enemy

Writing for The Guardian, On the eve of the UN Climate Summit, Desmond Tutu argues that tactics used against firms who did business with South Africa must now be applied to fossil fuels to prevent human suffering. Never before in history have human beings been called...
October 16: A UN Vote to Watch

October 16: A UN Vote to Watch

Update: We are happy to report that on October 16 “little” New Zealand won one of five two-year seats on the United Nations Security Council. Nobel Peace Prize winner José Ramos-Horta had been in New York for two weeks raising his voice for the need for...
Kailash Satyarthi: Fighting Child Labor

Kailash Satyarthi: Fighting Child Labor

Kailash Satyarthi, co-recipient of the 2014 Nobel Peace Prize, is a human rights activist from India, at the forefront of the global movement to end child slavery and exploitative child labor. A former electrical engineer, Satyarthi gave up a lucrative career in 1980...
José Ramos-Horta: A Personal Tribute to Madiba

José Ramos-Horta: A Personal Tribute to Madiba

Nobel Peace Laureates were to be gathering in South Africa in the second week of October as guests of our revered colleague and brother Archbishop Desmond Tutu and former President Frederik DeKlerk. The gathering, an annual event, to be held in Cape Town, was meant as...
Exclusive: Gorbachev on Today’s Security Threats

Exclusive: Gorbachev on Today’s Security Threats

An interview with former President of the Soviet Union Mikhail Sergeyevich Gorbachev MW: Mr. Gorbachev, we seem to be experiencing another arms buildup, and military expenditures at levels similar to the Cold War. The US Navy just ordered 10 new nuclear submarines,...
Justice Slow in Guatemala, but it Comes

Justice Slow in Guatemala, but it Comes

In 1980 a group of 37 protesters in Guatemala –primarily indigenous Mayans, poor farmers and some university students, occupied the Spanish Embassy in Guatemala City to denounce ongoing military repression by the Guatemalan state against their communities....