UN

politics

Work Is Not the Best Route Out of Austerity-Driven Poverty

On Monday, the new work minister dismissed a UN report that outlined austerity-driven poverty in the UK as "too political".
Simon Childs
11.21.18
poverty

A UN Expert Has Officially Said Austerity Makes People Poor

He also called austerity misogynistic and compared it to China's "one child" policy.
Simon Childs
11.16.18
foreign policy

The Weird History and Dire Present of Britain's Role in Israel and Palestine

In remembering the Balfour Declaration we can't forget people suffering under occupation in Palestine.
Simon Childs
11.3.17
hunger

UN World Food Programme Head Says Trump Budget Will Result in 'Starving Babies'

“No one in America believes that ‘America First’ means that other people must die.”
Alex Swerdloff
4.7.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

Trump Somehow Blamed a Syrian Gas Attack on Obama

After a tragedy got the world's attention, the administration released a strange statement.
Drew Schwartz
4.4.17
Noisey News

Queen's Brian May Is Going to Save the World from Killer Asteroids

The UN has declared the guitarist's Asteroid Day a real thing to be celebrated worldwide.
Phil Witmer
12.14.16
Art

At COP22, Young Photographers Give a Face to Climate Change

COP22's International Youth Photo Competition reminds legislatures that climate change is everyone’s problem, encouraging comprehensive and inclusive action.
Eleanor Lambert
11.27.16
women

Why These South Asian Desserts Are Fighting Sexism

South Asian culture traditionally marks the birth of a baby boy by giving sweets known as ladoo. For girls, there is no such celebration, something gender equality activist Raj Khaira hopes to change with her Pink Ladoo Campaign.
Zab Mustefa
9.30.16
refugees

For Refugees, Internet Access Has Become as Important as Food and Water

The report, which looked at data from 44 different countries, found that Internet access has become “as vital to them as food, water, or shelter” for many refugees.
Nick Rose
9.17.16
News

How David Cameron Fucked Up Libya and Got Away With It

David Cameron's just an ordinary guy now, accountable to nobody.
Sam Kriss
9.15.16
seafood

We Are About to Hit the Point of No Return for Sustainable Fishing

The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization just released its biannual State of World Fisheries and Aquaculture report and the findings are unsettling to say the least.
Alex Swerdloff
7.11.16
Features

Inside the Thought-Provoking Museum Protesting the War on Drugs

Portraits made from crystal meth and other exhibitions threw into sharp relief the true cost of an unjust system.
Greg Scruggs
4.27.16
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