How Women Survivors of The Indian Ocean Tsunami Organized for Equality

On the tenth anniversary of the Indian Ocean tsunami that killed over a quarter of a million people, Al-Jazeera has filed a report about its effect on women survivors in the coastal regions of South Asia where the tsunami hit hardest. Government relief efforts gave second priority to helping women in favor of men, yet… »12/26/14 4:30pm12/26/14 4:30pm

Japan Enlists Pop Girl Group to Do Something About the Economy

Japan has broken free from the long chain of unsatisfying ideas on how to stop global and national economies from sucking so bad by enlisting the help of pop group and wireless router serial number AKB48 to sell government bonds. The country, which is heavily indebted, could use some help — Japan's Prime Minister… »5/27/12 12:00pm5/27/12 12:00pm

Girl Missing Since 2004 Tsunami Turns Up Alive In Indonesia

Every year around this time there are dozens of news stories on various "Christmas miracles," but now something so amazing has happened that it will make every other miracle this season pale in comparison: an 8-year-old girl named Wati who was swept away by the 2004 tsunami in Indonesia has just turned up alive! She… »12/22/11 11:55pm12/22/11 11:55pm