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Nobel Peace Prize spotlights the links between hunger and conflict

Jessica Eise, Purdue University The 2020 Nobel Peace Prize has been awarded to the United Nations World Food Program for its efforts to combat hunger,...

To reduce world hunger, governments need to think beyond making food...

Michael Fakhri, University of Oregon and Ntina Tzouvala, Australian National University According to a new United Nations report, global rates of hunger and malnutrition are...

The Life and Mission of Atul Tandon, Recipient of Life &...

Ending Extreme Poverty Atul Tandon is fighting for one big goal: to end extreme poverty in his lifetime.  An Indian-born banker, entrepreneur, and philanthropist who is...

The Madrid climate conference’s real failure was not getting a broad...

Robert Stavins, Harvard Kennedy School Press accounts of the Madrid climate conference that adjourned on Dec. 15 are calling it a failure in the face...

Youth climate movement puts ethics at the center of the global...

Marion Hourdequin, Colorado College Even if you’ve never heard of Greta Thunberg, the 16-year-old Swedish environmentalist who crossed the Atlantic on a sailboat to attend...

When America had an open prison – the story of Kenyon...

Emily Nagisa Keehn, Harvard University and Dana Walters, Harvard University In a country with mass incarceration, horrific prison conditions and a penal system suffused with...

Russia isn’t the first country to protest Western control over global...

Sarah Nelson, Vanderbilt University As the international community becomes increasingly concerned about misinformation and data breaches, the Russian government has announced plans to test its...

Why we’ll miss George H.W. Bush, America’s last foreign policy president

James Goldgeier, American University School of International Service There are many reasons to miss George H.W. Bush, the 41st president of the United States. A...

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No, Kim Kardashian’s pregnant selfie is not a work of art

No, Kim Kardashian's pregnant selfie is not a work of art Victoria Anderson, Cardiff University Kim Kardashian has made headlines again for a selfie. And this...