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McGovern and Kreisky: a Friendship, and Shared Political Ideals

McGovern and Kreisky: a Friendship, and Shared Political Ideals

Waiting for a role call vote in the U.S. Senate, one day in the 1970s, Senator George McGovern fell into conversation with colleague and fellow liberal Edward Kennedy. A member of the Foreign Relations Committee, McGovern would be leading a trip to Europe and asked Kennedy for his advice about people to meet with. Go […]

Challenge in Copenhagen

On the eve of the Conference on Climate Change in Copenhagen, a new global agreement on how to curb carbon emissions and limit global warming to no more than two degrees Celsius by 2050 remain huge. Many complex issues are on the negotiating table, and no agreement is yet in sight. Poor countries most threatened […]

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