#United Nations

  • Article: 18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says
    Food & Hunger

    18 Million Yemenis Could Face Starvation by the End of the Year, UN Says

    By Chris Gelardi|June 4, 2018

    An upcoming military confrontation could dictate the future of the humanitarian crisis. Read more

  • Article: Trump's Policies Will Likely Hurt Millions of Americans Living in Poverty, UN Expert Says
    Citizenship

    Trump's Policies Will Likely Hurt Millions of Americans Living in Poverty, UN Expert Says

    By Daniele Selby|June 4, 2018

    "The American dream is rapidly becoming the American illusion," according to a new UN report. Read more

  • Article: UN Passes Historic Resolution to Tackle Link Between Conflict and Hunger
    Food & Hunger

    UN Passes Historic Resolution to Tackle Link Between Conflict and Hunger

    By Joe McCarthy|May 24, 2018

    The measure, while seemingly obvious, is monumental. Read more

  • Article: Chess Can Make the World a Smarter Place. Here's How.
    AdvocacyEducation

    Chess Can Make the World a Smarter Place. Here's How.

    By Maya Zaynetdinova|May 17, 2018

    "Education is important around the world because informed people don’t do as many bad things." Read more

  • Article: China Is Spending 3 Times as Much as the US on Renewable Energy
    Environment

    China Is Spending 3 Times as Much as the US on Renewable Energy

    By Joe McCarthy|April 10, 2018

    China gets 26% of electricity from renewables. Read more

  • Article: 2017 Was the Best Year Ever For Solar Power
    Environment

    2017 Was the Best Year Ever For Solar Power

    By Joe McCarthy|April 6, 2018

    China was the driving force behind this surge. Read more

  • Article: Brazil Just Protected 559,000 Square Miles of Ocean From Fishing and Mining
    Environment

    Brazil Just Protected 559,000 Square Miles of Ocean From Fishing and Mining

    By Joe McCarthy  and  Erica Sanchez|March 29, 2018

    The reserves are home to immense biodiversity. Read more

  • Article: 5 Ridiculous Refugee Policies You Should Know About
    Citizenship

    5 Ridiculous Refugee Policies You Should Know About

    By Chris Gelardi|March 20, 2018

    The worst refugee crisis since World War II has brought out some countries’ inhospitable sides. Read more