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9.20.19

What Would Happen If Canada Treated Climate Crisis Like War

A future government could start new Crown corporations, sell climate bonds, or even conscript young people to plant a billion trees.

9.16.19

Even 'Limited' Nuclear War Could Cause 90 Million Casualties in a Few Hours

Princeton University researchers use the Pentagon’s own plans to debunk the idea that nuclear war could ever be small and tactical.

9.6.19

The Cyberwar In Yemen

The kinetic war rages, but the Yemeni people have also been casualty to a silent war: one that’s online.

8.8.19

Grandson Makes WWII Game Based on 92-Year-Old Grandmother's Tragic Memories

'Brukel' takes inspiration from games like 'Gone Home' to capture what it was like to grow up on the frontlines of war.

5.2.19

Inside the kill zone of Fallujah's "Hell House"

Fifteen years ago, the battle altered the course — and perception of — the Iraq War.

4.15.19

The Stories You Lose When Your Refugee Family Splits Itself Up

After her entire family fled Iraq, my grandmother stayed behind because she didn't want to give up on the country she loves.

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3.28.19

Meet the Scientist Planning to Blast Space Junk out of Orbit With Lasers

Humanity has left 900,000 pieces of garbage orbiting earth. Professor Craig Smith wants a cleanup.

3.12.19

Inside the Dangerous Life of a Female 'Fixer' in Iraq

"My mom, when she’s asking me when will I get married... I tell her, ‘Find me someone as strong as me and I will marry them, I promise.’”

3.8.19

How Pakistani Women are Using IWD to Push for Peace with India

With International Women's Day falling amid threats of war, anti-violence themes have become a prominent part of equality demonstrations.

2.27.19

Look Upon This Cringey US Army Rap Recruitment Video and Despair

'Uniform: paid for. Electric bill: paid for. Water bill: paid for.'

11.28.18

Trump Will Only Listen to 'Experts' if It Means Letting Americans Die in War

On Afghanistan, Trump's gut instincts may have been right—but somehow, it's the only subject on which he defers to the establishment.

11.9.18

Finally, a Book About Nazi Soldiers Taking a Shit

Erik Kessels' new work is a collection of photos from WWII depicting German soldiers caught in a very vulnerable act.

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