The People of Bangladesh Shouldn't Have to Pay for America's Carbon Footprint
As the US continues to debate the reality of climate change while being one of the largest contributors to carbon emissions, countries like Bangladesh and millions of people suffer.
How Advocacy Leaders Banded Together to Save US Foreign Aid from Trump's Budget Cuts
Some of America’s most prominent NGOs are coming together as a collective to look at ways to strategize, number crunch, and talk best practices.
America Wasted $160 Million Trying to Get Afghanistan to Use E-Payments
Will that be cash, charge, or bribe?
Trump reportedly wants all U.S. food aid carried by American ships
Zika Is Still a Huge Threat to Your Reproductive Health
Nobody paid attention to public health preparedness, and now President Trump's proposed federal budget will slash funds from the CDC.
We’re Fighting Famine in South Sudan With Images From Outer Space
The Famine Early Warning Systems Network, DigitalGlobe, and thousands of online volunteers partner up to map out displacement in crisis-stricken regions.
Trump's CDC and USAID Vacancies Are a National Security Risk
“Pandemics don’t know borders.”
Trump's 2018 budget would be a big win for the U.S. military
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Editor of Bangladesh's First LGBT Magazine Killed by Suspected Islamist Militants
Three assailants attacked and killed Julhas Mannan, who ran the transgender magazine Roopbaan, and another person on Monday in the Bangladeshi capital of Dhaka. It's the second attack of its type in two days.
VICE News and Reuters
The US Bet Half A Billion Dollars That Mining Would Save the Afghan Economy. It Didn't.
A new Inspector General report reveals that much of the money the US spent trying to build up the Afghan mining sector was squandered
The US Thought One of its Afghan Hospitals Was in the Mediterranean Sea
The US has literally lost track of where many Afghan hospitals are, which could be disastrous.
asia & pacific
The US Spent Millions on Afghanistan Clinics — but Many Are Falling Apart and Hard to Find
Nearly $200 million in taxpayer money went to build health clinics in Afghanistan. Now a government watchdog on reconstruction says that many of the facilities are poorly maintained and that their GPS coordinates don't correspond with reality.