Indigenous peoples once again find themselves on the front lines of the battle against the fossil fuel industry. Members of the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe are escalating the fight against a pipeline that could contaminate one of the largest aquifers in the world.
With his forthcoming visit to Vietnam, President Obama can fortify his legacy by meeting with victims of Agent Orange the United States sprayed on Vietnam during the war. He can then accurately assess the tragic situation the US created there and take steps to remedy it.
World Press Freedom Day reminds us that reliable information comes at a cost. However, a group of journalists has come together in a call for media professionals to have an internationally recognized neutral status, similar to that of humanitarian aid workers.