Murdered because they wanted to protect the environment!

Environmental activists world wide  - including community leaders and journalists - were being killed at a rate of one per week during 2011 alone.


Greek left misses winning by a hair

Greece held a new election to correct the fact that in the last one, voters split their votes in such a way as to make the formation of a governing majority impossible.


Red scare front and center in Colombia

At first glance, chaos and death in Colombia seem random.


Starving and broke: Yemen's "war on terror"

Yemen managed to introduce a hopeful chapter to a gloomy modern history. They must remain wary of the challenges awaiting them.