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Meet a 2015-er: Emilia Saiz

"We have in our membership mayors of over 200 cities which are each bigger than nearly 60 member states!" -- Emilia Saiz   This is the third installment of our "Meet A 2015-er" series that profiles the women and men who are helping to shape the...

The Unfortunately Enduring Legacy of Kony2012

For over twenty years, the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA), led by Joseph Kony, has terrorized civilians in its attempt to overthrow the government of Uganda. The group's activities have affected the entire region, as throughout its history, the LRA has...
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Map of the Day: Barrel Bombs in Syria

Today's map comes from Human Rights Watch, which has released new research into the use of barrel bombs in the ongoing conflict in Syria.  It may seem like a trivial point to research and argue against just one type of weapon, but the...