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Boris Johnson Does America
In April 2003, Boris Johnson stood, awestruck, in Baghdad, staring into the remnants of a house blown apart by an American bomb. He was in Iraq on a fact-finding mission: He had voted for the invasion in his capacity as a Conservative Party lawmaker and was there to check out the aftermath.

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Maltrato a niñas y mujeres que buscan acceso al aborto por violación
Cuando Patricia descubrió que estaba embarazada intentó abortar con té de ruda, sábila, sopa de frijoles sin sal y otros remedios que encontró en la internet. Pero ninguno funcionó.1 Unas semanas antes, la joven de 16 años había sido violada por un taxista que, presuntamente, controlaba el comercio de marihuana en su colonia, a las afueras de Guadalajara, la abarrotada…

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“How Dare You!” Greta Thunberg Rebukes World Leaders
This story was published as part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story, co-founded by The Nation and Columbia Journalism Review. After rallying 4 million people into the streets on Friday in the biggest global climate strike yet, Swedish teenager Greta Thunberg brought her message inside United…

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Trump Will Snub the Climate Summit for a Religious Freedom Meeting at the UN
This story originally appeared inThe Guardian. It is republished here as part of The Nation’s partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. Donald Trump is set to attend the United Nations headquarters during Monday’s key summit on the climate crisis—but will be there to take part…

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The UN Secretary General Urges Public Pressure to Address the Climate ‘Emergency’
EDITOR’S NOTE:&nbsp This story was published as part of Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story, co-founded by The Nation and Columbia Journalism Review. The United Nations secretary general says that he is counting on public pressure to compel governments to take much stronger action against what he…

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Only a Global Green New Deal Can Save the Planet
Bernie Sanders’s Green New Deal is nothing short of remarkable. It faces the climate challenge more honestly and comprehensively than any other proposal yet. It calls for government action on a heroic scale—committing the United States to do its fair share to cut global greenhouse gas emissions in half by 2030, in line with the findings of the landmark scientific…

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‘The Silenced’: Meet the Climate Whistle-Blowers Muzzled by Trump
EDITOR’S NOTE:&nbspThis story originally appeared in The Guardian. It is republished here as part of The Nation's partnership with Covering Climate Now, a global collaboration of more than 250 news outlets to strengthen coverage of the climate story. From weakening vehicle emissions to blocking warnings about how coastal parks could flood or the impact on the Arctic, the Trump administration…

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The Problem With Latinidad
Every September 15, a flurry of independence days across Central America—in Nicaragua, Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, and Honduras—kicks off National Hispanic Heritage Month, a celebration of Latin culture that lasts through mid-October. For Latin Americans and their descendants, the month is a time to celebrate shared cultures and customs across nationalities.

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Trump’s Asylum Crackdown Intensifies the Fight for Refugee Rights
For the past decade, Morgan Weibel has had to ask people she’s just met to tell her the worst things that have ever happened to them. The stories she’s heard involve some of the more brutal acts we, as human beings, commit against one another: She’s spoken to children who have been forced into sexual slavery; women who have survived…