Reading Time: 11 minutes A small group of determined Dutch citizens has changed the climate policy of its country through legal action. A similar lawsuit in the US — brought by the “climate kids” — might be headed for the Supreme Court.
Reading Time: 14 minutes A legal marathon has led to a partial victory for the family of an assassinated Yemeni who preached against al-Qaeda.
Reading Time: 10 minutes Why did Democrats buy into a for-profit system that locks up and brutalizes people seeking a new life?
Reading Time: 9 minutes The “Remain in Mexico” policy pushes Central Americans back across a dangerous border, limiting access to legal help and a chance at a new life in the United States.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Italy’s ultra-right government hates Riace, a model town for migrants and asylum seekers. And the country’s strong-man interior minister is doing something about it.
Reading Time: 10 minutes EU migration policy is turning deadly. People seeking to reach Europe are drowning at its doorstep or caught in the crossfire of Libya’s civil war.
Reading Time: 12 minutes Italy’s Matteo Salvini, a populist politico and loud-mouthed Trump clone, is using the migration crisis to sabotage the European Union.
Reading Time: 8 minutes Puerto Rico needs a “Marshall Plan” to recover from the double devastation of Hurricane Maria and the economic austerity imposed by Congress.
Reading Time: 11 minutes Following a year of elections in the US and the EU that caused or threatened upheaval, German Chancellor Angela Merkel is cruising toward another term in office. Everything about Sunday’s election seems to be boring … and that’s a good thing.
Reading Time: 9 minutes The courts have the power to set a deadline for federal agencies to slash carbon emissions. Or make Big Oil liable for climate damages. Could Hurricane Harvey be a factor in their decision?