Conflict 2022

How the U.S. has struggled to stop the growth of a shadowy Russian private army Joaquin Sapien and Joshua Kaplan ProPublica May 27, 2022

David C. MacMichael, CIA whistleblower under Reagan, dies at 93 Harrison Smith Washington Post June 2, 2022
…a disillusioned CIA analyst who accused the Reagan administration of misrepresenting intelligence as part of an effort to overthrow the left-wing government of Nicaragua…

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Discrimination against women 2022

Southern Baptist leaders covered up sex abuse, kept secret database, report says Sarah Pulliam Bailey Washington Post May 22, 2022
Among the findings was a previously unknown case of a pastor who was credibly accused of assaulting a woman a month after leaving the presidency of the Southern Baptist Convention

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Harming people – Keeping people oppressed 2022

Human rights coalition presses UN over imprisonment of Russian dissident Vladimir Kara-Murza Brad Dress The Hill May 2, 2022
Vladimir Kara-Murza from jail: Russia will be free. I’ve never been so sure Vladimir Kara-Murza Washington Post April 15, 2022 (Opinion)

Pipeline company targets individual tribal members in court battle for Line 5 Mary Annette Pember Indian Country Today/Truthout May 9, 2022

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Measuring Harm 2022

Report: Hunger reached record high in 2021, may worsen in 2022 Rumbi Chakamba Devex May 5, 2022
The 2022 “Global Report on Food Crises,” compiled by the Global Network Against Food Crises — an international alliance that includes the European Union, the Food and Agriculture Organization, and the World Food Program — found that around 193 million people were acutely food-insecure and in need of urgent assistance across 53 countries and territories in 2021. That’s an increase of nearly 40 million people from 2020. Of most concern are the 570,000 people facing starvation and death levels of hunger in Ethiopia, South Sudan, Southern Madagascar, and Yemen. 

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