China’s commitment to become carbon neutral by 2060, explained

President Xi Jinping addresses the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly on September 22. | Mary Altaffer/AP China just...

How to fix Lebanon’s political crisis

Firefighters work at the scene of a warehouse fire at the Port of Beirut on September 11, 2020, in Lebanon. | Houssam...

At the UN, China’s Xi showed he understands the system better than Trump

Spencer Platt/Getty Images The US is ceding leverage, which is giving China the influence it craves. President Donald Trump spent most...

156 countries are teaming up for a Covid-19 vaccine. But not the US or...

Getty Images Vaccine nationalism is real. But so is vaccine multilateralism. When SARS-CoV-2 started spreading, the countries of the world had...

Trump at the UN: America is good, China is bad

Displayed on a monitor, President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on September 24, 2019, in New...

Who is a terrorist, actually?

Anti-racist and anti-fascist protesters organized by F.L.O.W.E.R, a frontline organization based in Atlanta to combat racism, face off against far-right militias and...

Trump says the US is “out of Syria.” But more US troops are heading...

A US Bradley armored personnel carrier drives near the town of Tal Tamr in northeastern Syria on November 10, 2019. | Delil...

Trump and Biden want you to believe they’re more anti-war than they are

Signs displayed at a January 4, 2020, rally in Times Square organized by anti-war groups. | Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images ...

Is this Trump’s last UN speech, or the last of the UN?

US President Donald Trump addresses the United Nations General Assembly at UN headquarters on September 24, 2019, in New York City. ...

How the Beirut explosion was a government failure

And why Lebanon is on the verge of collapse. On August 4, 2020, a massive explosion rocked the port of Beirut, the...

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