The Big Story Aug 31, 2021
Heat is killing us—and the economy too
By Kathy Baughman McLeod
Most people know the knock-on effects of global warming by now: rising sea levels, mass extinction of plants and wildlife, worsening floods, fires, and hurricanes. But heat itself is too often overlooked as a destructive force in its own right.
New Atlanticist Aug 25, 2021
PTSD is an endless war for veterans. The news from Afghanistan is making it worse.
By Kirsten Fontenrose
The realities of the Afghanistan withdrawal and its framing as a defeat put service members and veterans at risk for debilitating mental health problems and suicide.
New Atlanticist Aug 15, 2021
Haiti needs the world’s help. Now.
By Jason Marczak, Wazim Mowla
The world must learn from the mistakes of the past: funding failing to reach Haiti, subpar coordination with the Haitian people, and a relief effort that generated dependence on the international relief community.