César Chelala

César Chelala is a global health consultant and contributing editor for The Globalist. [New York, United States]

Domestic Violence in the Middle East

There cannot be true development in the Middle East without progress on women’s rights.

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9/11: The Day That Changed the World

The wars in Afghanistan and Iraq that the U.S. conducted after 9/11 had serious consequences for the rule of law in the world.

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The US’s Culture of Violence Is Killing Us All

Although violent incidents occur in other countries, they are not as frequent — or as deadly — as in the US.

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Why the US Owes Central America

Today’s refugee wave is a direct consequence of past US interference in Latin America’s political and economic development.

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Child Trafficking: A Global Scourge

The elimination of child exploitation is a daunting task. But it is achievable if effective programs are put in place.

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US Policy on Immigrant Children Violates the CRC

The US is the only country in the world that hasn’t yet ratified the CRC — the Convention on the Rights of the Child. Both the Reagan and the Bush Sr. administrations played an important role in drafting the treaty.

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Alzheimer’s: An Artistic View

Syrian-American photographer Bachar Azmeh gives his artistic interpretation of what happens in the brains of those affected by Alzheimer’s disease.

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Health Consequences of Overwork

Death by overwork affects not only the families of the deceased, but also the industries they worked in and the national economy.

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US Cuba Policy Is an Embarrassment

The Trump administration’s policy toward Cuba will only increase the antagonism between the Cuban and US governments.

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The Social Burden of Depression in Japan

Aside from the effects on health and on people’s well-being, depression in Japan exacts a heavy economic toll on individuals, families and on society as a whole.

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