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Friday May 27, 2022
Cesar Chelala

  • May 21, 2022

    Fractured healthcare

    The Russian invasion of Ukraine epitomizes many of the challenges children face today, by inflicting serious damage to children’s health and...

  • May 10, 2022

    A dangerous world

    Child trafficking is a widespread phenomenon. Children make up 27 percent of the 40 million victims of trafficking worldwide. Two out of every three...

  • May 02, 2022

    War crimes

    Russia’s war of aggression against Ukraine and its intervention on that country’s internal affairs constitute a serious breach of international...

  • January 17, 2022

    Trump’s neglect

    As the coronavirus pandemic continues to rage throughout the world, a general assessment of the Trump administration’s handling the pandemic shows...

  • December 25, 2021

    Climate risks

    Much attention has been devoted in recent times to the environmental and economic effects of climate change. Much less attention, however, has been...

  • October 30, 2021

    In retrospect

    In 1895, Gustave Le Bon, a French social psychologist, published ‘La psychologie des foules,’ a seminal book on crowd psychology that became a...

  • August 18, 2021

    Global threats Cesar Chelala

    The recent UN report on climate change alerts the world to the dramatic consequences to the environment that increasing global warming trends in our...

  • June 10, 2021

    Gun violence

    The US has the most guns per capita and the weakest gun control laws of any developed country. It is estimated that at least a third of American...

  • March 01, 2021

    Guantanamo nightmare

    President Joe Biden’s avowed intention to close the Guantánamo prison offers hope to end an embarrassing episode in the most recent history of...

  • August 18, 2020

    Violence at home

    One of the most neglected consequences of the rapidly evolving Covid-19 is the increasing violence against women of all ages. UN Women has called it...