LOS ANGELES — “Climate change doesn’t care about our politics.” We’ve all heard it before. When political strings are attached to climate negotiations, the environment becomes collateral damage, reduced to little more than a leveraging tool in the greater pursuit ...

LOS ANGELES — Picture this: you are an environmental activist who has spent years of your life campaigning for global awareness of the climate crisis.  You have given up private interests to advocate in the name of the public good. ...

LOS ANGELES — Mary Johnson, an indigenous woman from Washington, went missing in November of 2020, yet Seattle FBI only recently offered a reward for information about her disappearance, almost a year after her being reported missing. Gerry Davis, Johnson’s ...

LOS ANGELES — Ten years of struggle. Millions of people displaced. No sign of resolution. That is the current picture of the world’s largest refugee crisis and the reality of the last decade for the majority of Syrian people. Since ...

LOS ANGELES — President, and aspiring Sultan, Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has single-handedly transformed Turkey into one of the most threatening global forces of the 21st century.  As the Western world was swept up in the chaos of the coronavirus pandemic ...

LOS ANGELES — Earlier this month, Albanian Prime Minister Edi Rama made international headlines after he appointed women to 12 of his 16 cabinet posts — an increase of three from the previous nine that held ministerial posts.  “​​This cabinet ...

LOS ANGELES — Swedish fast-fashion giant H&M recently launched a collaboration with renowned Indian designer Sabyasachi Mukherjee. The average consumer may not be familiar with Mukherjee’s work, but for Indians and the greater diaspora, his designs, under the banner of ...

LOS ANGELES — I was born one month after 9/11 in New York City. And though I do not remember the day the towers fell, the stories and effects of this horrific day, and the sadness that followed, is at ...

LOS ANGELES — In May 2021, the Biden administration backed the temporary suspension of intellectual property patents on COVID-19 vaccines, a move desperately needed as the Delta variant threatened to devastate India and other countries that suffered low vaccination rates.  ...

LOS ANGELES — The place you are born can determine many things about your life. For example, country demographics tell us that you are likely to be Muslim if born in Saudi Arabia, have a fish-filled diet if born in ...