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Swedish teenaged climate activist Greta Thunberg (C) holds up her Swedish "School Strike for the Climate" sign as she participates in a Fridays for Future march with German climate activists Luisa Neubauer and Jakob Blasel on March 29, 2019 in Berlin, Germany. (Sean Gallup/Getty Images)

The Kids Are Taking Charge of Climate Change

Teenagers around the world are protesting in unprecedented numbers—and making governments nervous.

(From L) World Council of Churches (WCC) spokeswoman Marianne Ejdersten, Nuclear disarmament group International Campaign to Abolish Nuclear Weapons (ICAN) executive director Beatrice Fihn, ICAN coordinator Daniel Hogstan and ICAN member of the steering committee Grethe Ostern attend a press conference after ICAN won the Nobel Peace Prize for its decade-long campaign to rid the world of the atomic bomb on October 6, 2017 in Geneva. (Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images)

An Award for the Collapse of Nuclear Disarmament

ICAN isn’t the Nobel Peace Prize winner that policymakers wanted, but it’s the one they deserve.

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At This Rate, Kid Rock Will Be President Soon. What Are His Foreign-Policy Views?

Kid Rock is a true “American Bad Ass” who will never back down from a fight. Maybe that's why some Republicans think he should run for Senate.

BERLIN, GERMANY - JUNE 04:  Actors Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt attend 'WORLD WAR Z' Germany Premiere at Sony Centre on June 4, 2013 in Berlin, Germany.  (Photo by Andreas Rentz/Getty Images for Paramount Pictures)

What Tocqueville Would Say About Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie

Americans don’t just enjoy stories about the rise and fall of celebrities — they need them.

LOS ANGELES, CA - JANUARY 13:  Elton John performed songs from his new album Wonderful Crazy Night out February 5, as well as classic hits, on January 13th at the Wiltern in Los Angeles.  (Photo by Larry Busacca/Getty Images for Island Records)

The Vladimir Putin-Elton John Gay Rights Summit that Wasn’t

The British pop star and Russian president will no longer meet to discuss gay rights.

US feminist Gloria Steinem (C) and South Korean peace activists march along a military fence at a military check point in Paju on May 24, 2015 after she crossed the border line through the demilitarised zone (DMZ) separating the two Koreas.  An international group of women peace activists, led by American feminist Gloria Steinem, made a rare crossing on May 24 of one of the world's most militarised borders between North and South Korea. AFP PHOTO / JUNG YEON-JE        (Photo credit should read JUNG YEON-JE/AFP/Getty Images)

How North Korea’s Marchers for Peace Became Fellow Travelers

The Nobel Laureates and prominent activists who recently crossed into North Korea showed a shocking lack of sympathy for the North Korean people.

Border City Of Panmunjom Remains High Alert

North Korea’s Fellow Travelers

Gloria Steinem, two Nobel Laureates, and 26 other women will be making a big mistake if they march across the DMZ with Christine Ahn.

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