Tag: Hunger

Sinking Rich: Speedboat Racing Through a Failed State

Sinking Rich: Speedboat Racing Through a Failed State

You ready? I just asked him if it was dangerous and he just went… Very reassuring. Doing that for eight hours… My God! I’m on a bridge in the middle of the jungle, straddling one of the largest rivers in Latin America. These are the waters of the Orinoco Basin and I’m here because this …

Costs of War: the Human Toll of the Post-9/11 Wars

The prolonged US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have been widely covered through the years but their consequences– including the related violence in Syria and Pakistan– remain poorly understood. When Americans are asked about the human toll of these conflicts, they often think first of US soldiers who have lost their lives or who are …