A Showdown to Decide the Future of France

Now, the field has   has now been narrowed down to two, and LePen and political novice and centrist Emmanuel Macron will go head-to-head   in a runoff race on May 7th. On Sunday, French citizens headed to the polls for the country’s first round of presidential voting. Jean-Marie Pottier, editor-in-chief of Slate France, joins […]

Debunking Myths About the Global Arms Trade

Paul Holden is a historian, researcher, and writer and the editor of “Indefensible: Seven Myths that Sustain the Global Arms Trade.”   Though he doesn’t believe the arms trade should end, he does argue that the present system — it’s size and the way it interacts with global politics undermines — democracy and makes us […]

Turning Weapons Into Art

Lin Evola   is a conceptual artist and founder of the Peace Angels Project. She explains the inspiration behind the project, her process and what she hopes to accomplish. The Peace Angels Project is a conceptual art project with a mission: To melt down weapons and use the metal materials to create images of unity […]